Fading out PolarSSL
lede at kitschensync.net
Fri Jan 6 13:23:01 EST 2017
On Tue, 2017-01-03 at 17:32 +0100, Steven Barth wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> > Currently known remaining users of polarssl are:
> > * bmx7
> > * pianod
> > * shadowsocks-libev-polarssl
> > * shairport-sync-mini
> > * shairport-sync-polarssl
> > * transmission-cli-polarssl
> > * transmission-daemon-polarssl
> > * transmission-remote-polarssl
> > * umurmur-polarssl
> > Please provide feedback on which approach you'd prefer and if you'd be
> > affected by the PolarSSL deprecation or not.
> I think for all but the first two from this list, there is a
> non-polarssl version already packaged.
> Which would mainly leave bmx7 and pianod as main concerns. I think the
> former used to work with cyassl
> at some point in time and the latter should work with gnutls. Both of
> which we have, so it might just
> be a minor change to the packaging Makefiles.
> So from my point of view dropping libpolarssl now (with a bit of upfront
> notice to the maintainers)
> makes more sense than trying to drop a package later which is a bit of
> unexpected and am not sure if
> it can be effectively announced in a service release and just delays the
> lede-adm mailing list
> lede-adm at lists.infradead.org
Drop it now.
Speaking for pianod and shairport-sync... I have already updated pianod (which I
still develop) to use mbed TLS and I am currently working with the shairport-
sync developer to replace PolarSSL with mbed TLS this weekend.
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