[sylpheed:34951] Re: Updating OpenSSL for Sylpheed on Windows?

Hiroyuki Yamamoto hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Wed Dec 14 18:01:55 JST 2011


On Mon, 12 Dec 2011 07:44:06 +0000 (GMT)
pn361529 at yahoo.com wrote:

> Also, reading http://sylpheed.sraoss.jp/en/news.html , it seems OpenSSL
> 0.9.8r is what's included in the latest versions of Sylpheed for
> Windows? http://www.openssl.org says the latest version would be
> 1.0.0e. So, out of curiosity, why isn't this latest version (1.0.0e)
> included in the latest versions of Sylpheed for Windows instead?
> What's the reason for that? Is it possible to update it to the latest
> version? And would it even make sense?

The latest version of OpenSSL is 1.0.0e, but 0.9.8 branch is still also
maintained. 1.0.0 introduces new features but 0.9.8* seems to be more
matured. Sylpheed still contains the latest version of 0.9.8 branch
because of that.

Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>

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