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Re: Feature proposal: Command line option support for OpenSSL providers

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 17:28:58 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 11 Oct 2021, Info via curl-library wrote:

>    when trying to utilize new crypto mechanisms, [OpenSSL provider
> support]( comes
> handy.

What is the actual difference between an previous OpenSSL "engine" and the
current "provider" ? I've tried to figure it out but find no clear

IOW: isn't this just what --engine is for but now (in 3.0+) the thing in
OpenSSL is called provider?

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Received on 2021-10-12