On Fri, Nov 07, 2008, Roger No-Spam wrote:

>
> Furthermore, there seems to be FIPS changes required in openssl outside the
> FIPS module. This is my conclusion after having studied the FIPS_098_TEST_8
> branch in openssl's cvs server. When are these changes scheduled to be
> merged into the main 0.9.8 branch and be released?


Well that bit I can answer. The FIPS changes have now been merged into the
0.9.8 branch and will appear in any recent 0.9.8 snapshot.

They will appear in subsequent releases of OpenSSL 0.9.8 that is 0.9.8j and
later though a date has yet to be set for 0.9.8j release.

Steve.
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