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Richard Levitte c89cb36dbf A test script to check on the header files 2000-01-18 08:10:28 +00:00
MacOS Further work on MacOS port. See INSTALL.MacOS for details. 2000-01-05 21:06:56 +00:00
VMS A test script to check on the header files 2000-01-18 08:10:28 +00:00
apps It doesn't make sense to try see if these variables are negative, since they're unsigned. 2000-01-17 00:49:52 +00:00
bugs Change #include filenames from <foo.h> to <openssl.h>. 1999-04-23 22:13:45 +00:00
certs Fix a bug in the modified purpose code: it wasn't updated to use the 1999-12-03 00:53:48 +00:00
crypto SOCKETSHR is showing bad declarations again. However, a simple cast 2000-01-17 01:07:36 +00:00
demos Fix to the -revoke option in ca. It was leaking memory, crashing and just 1999-11-08 13:58:08 +00:00
doc Tell the truth about list separators. 2000-01-15 23:19:22 +00:00
include Add include dir 1998-12-23 07:55:37 +00:00
ms Continues NASM support. This might work now. Its still experimental but it 1999-07-12 23:35:10 +00:00
mt Remove NOPROTO definitions and error code comments. 1999-04-26 16:43:10 +00:00
perl Remove obsolete files. 1999-07-22 21:57:41 +00:00
rsaref minor change for the prng 2000-01-14 02:31:32 +00:00
shlib Linux shared libraries (now in Makefile.ssl). 1999-04-28 16:16:53 +00:00
ssl Prepare for a possible disabling of certain messages that DEC C spews out. 2000-01-17 00:58:09 +00:00
test Synchronise with the makefiles. 2000-01-16 02:11:19 +00:00
times Submitted by: 1999-04-23 23:28:26 +00:00
tools mk1mf.pl and mkdef.pl read OPTIONS from toplevel Makefile. 1999-05-13 10:28:14 +00:00
util Avoid some warnings, and run "make update". 2000-01-14 17:28:48 +00:00
.cvsignore Ignore directories created by "make -f makefile.one". 1999-05-27 14:41:46 +00:00
CHANGES Add missing #ifndefs that caused missing symbols when building libssl 2000-01-16 21:10:00 +00:00
CHANGES.SSLeay *** empty log message *** 1998-12-23 07:42:26 +00:00
Configure Add missing #ifndefs that caused missing symbols when building libssl 2000-01-16 21:10:00 +00:00
INSTALL Remove obsolete SSLeay instructions. 2000-01-07 02:08:20 +00:00
INSTALL.MacOS Further work on MacOS port. See INSTALL.MacOS for details. 2000-01-05 21:06:56 +00:00
INSTALL.VMS Last minute VMS updates for 0.9.3. 1999-05-24 22:59:40 +00:00
INSTALL.W32 Note about CRYPTO_malloc_init 2000-01-13 09:18:42 +00:00
LICENSE Cleaned up the LICENSE document: The official contact for any license 1999-03-06 13:29:09 +00:00
Makefile.org Document the RSA library. 2000-01-11 22:35:21 +00:00
NEWS add some more entries for 0.9.4 1999-08-07 02:46:49 +00:00
README Update contact information (openssl-bugs, openssl-security). 1999-12-16 15:10:29 +00:00
STATUS Merge in my S/MIME library and utility. 1999-12-05 00:40:59 +00:00
TABLE Alpha Linux update companion. 2000-01-02 21:32:02 +00:00
config add "UnixWare", treated like "unixware" 2000-01-07 00:27:15 +00:00
e_os.h remove debug modification that I checked in accidentally 2000-01-16 16:04:26 +00:00
e_os2.h Some pre-POSIX systems don't have unistd.h (but e.g. lib.c). 1999-06-09 13:23:38 +00:00
install.com Make sure installed files are world readable 1999-11-12 01:42:59 +00:00
makevms.com Build the test apps after all of the library has been built. 2000-01-18 08:09:19 +00:00
openssl.doxy Add functions to add certs to stacks, used for CA file/path stuff in servers. 1999-02-28 17:41:55 +00:00


 OpenSSL 0.9.5-dev  xx XXX 1999

 Copyright (c) 1998-1999 The OpenSSL Project
 Copyright (c) 1995-1998 Eric A. Young, Tim J. Hudson
 All rights reserved.


 The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust,
 commercial-grade, fully featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the
 Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1)
 protocols with full-strength cryptography world-wide. The project is managed
 by a worldwide community of volunteers that use the Internet to communicate,
 plan, and develop the OpenSSL toolkit and its related documentation. 

 OpenSSL is based on the excellent SSLeay library developed from Eric A. Young
 and Tim J. Hudson.  The OpenSSL toolkit is licensed under a dual-license (the
 OpenSSL license plus the SSLeay license) situation, which basically means
 that you are free to get and use it for commercial and non-commercial
 purposes as long as you fulfill the conditions of both licenses. 


 The OpenSSL toolkit includes:

     Implementation of SSLv2, SSLv3, TLSv1 and the required code to support
     both SSLv2, SSLv3 and TLSv1 in the one server and client.

     General encryption and X.509 v1/v3 stuff needed by SSL/TLS but not
     actually logically part of it. It includes routines for the following:

        libdes - EAY's libdes DES encryption package which has been floating
                 around the net for a few years.  It includes 15
                 'modes/variations' of DES (1, 2 and 3 key versions of ecb,
                 cbc, cfb and ofb; pcbc and a more general form of cfb and
                 ofb) including desx in cbc mode, a fast crypt(3), and
                 routines to read passwords from the keyboard.
        RC4 encryption,
        RC2 encryption      - 4 different modes, ecb, cbc, cfb and ofb.
        Blowfish encryption - 4 different modes, ecb, cbc, cfb and ofb.
        IDEA encryption     - 4 different modes, ecb, cbc, cfb and ofb.

        MD5 and MD2 message digest algorithms, fast implementations,
        SHA (SHA-0) and SHA-1 message digest algorithms,
        MDC2 message digest. A DES based hash that is popular on smart cards.

     Public Key
        RSA encryption/decryption/generation.  
            There is no limit on the number of bits.
        DSA encryption/decryption/generation.   
            There is no limit on the number of bits.
        Diffie-Hellman key-exchange/key generation.  
            There is no limit on the number of bits.

     X.509v3 certificates
        X509 encoding/decoding into/from binary ASN1 and a PEM
             based ascii-binary encoding which supports encryption with a
             private key.  Program to generate RSA and DSA certificate
             requests and to generate RSA and DSA certificates.

        The normal digital envelope routines and base64 encoding.  Higher
        level access to ciphers and digests by name.  New ciphers can be
        loaded at run time.  The BIO io system which is a simple non-blocking
        IO abstraction.  Current methods supported are file descriptors,
        sockets, socket accept, socket connect, memory buffer, buffering, SSL
        client/server, file pointer, encryption, digest, non-blocking testing
        and null.

     Data structures
        A dynamically growing hashing system
        A simple stack.
        A Configuration loader that uses a format similar to MS .ini files.

     A command line tool which provides the following functions:

     enc     - a general encryption program that can encrypt/decrypt using
               one of 17 different cipher/mode combinations.  The
               input/output can also be converted to/from base64
               ascii encoding.
     dgst    - a generate message digesting program that will generate
               message digests for any of md2, md5, sha (sha-0 or sha-1)
               or mdc2.
     asn1parse - parse and display the structure of an asn1 encoded
               binary file.
     rsa     - Manipulate RSA private keys.
     dsa     - Manipulate DSA private keys.
     dh      - Manipulate Diffie-Hellman parameter files.
     dsaparam- Manipulate and generate DSA parameter files.
     crl     - Manipulate certificate revocation lists.
     crt2pkcs7- Generate a pkcs7 object containing a crl and a certificate.
     x509    - Manipulate x509 certificates, self-sign certificates.
     req     - Manipulate PKCS#10 certificate requests and also
               generate certificate requests.
     genrsa  - Generates an arbitrary sized RSA private key.
     gendsa  - Generates DSA parameters.
     gendh   - Generates a set of Diffie-Hellman parameters, the prime
               will be a strong prime.
     ca      - Create certificates from PKCS#10 certificate requests.
               This program also maintains a database of certificates
     verify  - Check x509 certificate signatures.
     speed   - Benchmark OpenSSL's ciphers.
     s_server- A test SSL server.
     s_client- A test SSL client.
     s_time  - Benchmark SSL performance of SSL server programs.
     errstr  - Convert from OpenSSL hex error codes to a readable form.
     nseq    - Netscape certificate sequence utility

 Various companies hold various patents for various algorithms in various
 locations around the world. _YOU_ are responsible for ensuring that your use
 of any algorithms is legal by checking if there are any patents in your
 country.  The file contains some of the patents that we know about or are
 rumoured to exist. This is not a definitive list.

 RSA Data Security holds software patents on the RSA and RC5 algorithms.  If
 their ciphers are used used inside the USA (and Japan?), you must contact RSA
 Data Security for licensing conditions. Their web page is

 RC4 is a trademark of RSA Data Security, so use of this label should perhaps
 only be used with RSA Data Security's permission. 

 The IDEA algorithm is patented by Ascom in Austria, France, Germany, Italy,
 Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and the USA.  They should
 be contacted if that algorithm is to be used, their web page is


 To install this package under a Unix derivative, read the INSTALL file.  For
 a Win32 platform, read the INSTALL.W32 file.  For OpenVMS systems, read

 For people in the USA, it is possible to compile OpenSSL to use RSA Inc.'s
 public key library, RSAREF, by configuring OpenSSL with the option "rsaref".

 Read the documentation in the doc/ directory.  It is quite rough, but it
 lists the functions, you will probably have to look at the code to work out
 how to used them. Look at the example programs.


 If you have any problems with OpenSSL then please take the following steps

    - Remove ASM versions of libraries
    - Remove compiler optimisation flags 
    - Add compiler debug flags (if using gcc then remove -fomit-frame-pointer
      before you try to debug things)

 If you wish to report a bug then please include the following information in
 any bug report:

    OpenSSL Details
    - Version, most of these details can be got from the
      'openssl version -a' command.
    Operating System Details
    - On Unix systems: Output of './config -t'
    - OS Name, Version
    - Hardware platform
    Compiler Details
    - Name
    - Version
    Application Details 
    - Name 
    - Version 
    Problem Description
    - include steps that will reproduce the problem (if known)
    Stack Traceback (if the application dumps core)

 Report the bug to the OpenSSL project at:


 Note that mail to openssl-bugs@openssl.org is forwarded to a public
 mailing list. Confidential mail may be sent to openssl-security@openssl.org
 (PGP key available from the key servers.)


 Development is coordinated on the openssl-dev mailing list (see
 http://www.openssl.org for information on subscribing). If you
 would like to submit a patch, send it to openssl-dev@openssl.org with
 the string "[PATCH]" in the subject. Please be sure to include a
 textual explanation of what your patch does.

 The preferred format for changes is "diff -u" output. You might
 generate it like this:

 # cd openssl-work
 # [your changes]
 # ./Configure dist; make clean
 # cd ..
 # diff -urN openssl-orig openssl-work > mydiffs.patch