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commit bf9d6bb83d009923ceb65753c6dd9fa880e8ba92
Author: Dr. Matthias St. Pierre <>
Date:   Thu Aug 15 13:45:04 2019 +0200

    INSTALL: clarify documentation of the --api=x.y.z deprecation option
    Reviewed-by: Matt Caswell <>
    (Merged from


Summary of changes:
 INSTALL | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 3104801896..9ea1f11513 100644
@@ -145,7 +145,10 @@
                    Don't build with support for deprecated APIs below the
                    specified version number. For example "--api=1.1.0" will
                    remove support for all APIS that were deprecated in OpenSSL
-                   version 1.1.0 or below.
+                   version 1.1.0 or below. This is a rather specialized option
+                   for developers. If you just intend to remove all deprecated
+                   APIs entirely (up to the current version), it is easier
+                   to add the 'no-deprecated' option instead (see below).
                    The PREFIX to include in front of commands for your

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