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Date:      3 Jan 2020 15:57:51 -0500
From:      "John Levine" <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD12 and OpenSSL 1.0.2
Message-ID:  <20200103205751.DCBC711F1DBB@ary.qy>
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In article <> you write:
>We recently purchased the support of OpenSSL 1.0.2 to extend support for
>our software through OpenSSL’s deprecation while we test functionality and
>compatibility with upgrading our software platform from FreeBSD 11 to 12.
>Would you be able to tell me if and for how long- FreeBSD 12 will be
>compatible with OpenSSL 1.0.2? We do intend to upgrade both packages but
>need to know the timeline given the constraint of our need to upgrade
>OpenSSL 1.0.2.

There's an openssl-unsafe port that provides 1.0.2 for Freebsd 12 if
you really need it.

Since FreeBSD 11 will be supported for another year and a half, my
advice would be to stick with 11.x while you upgrade your software to
openssl 1.1.

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