Hi Richard,

Richard Levitte wrote:
In message<20161206.223057.237264374331072901.levi...@openssl.org>  on Tue, 06 Dec 
2016 22:30:57 +0100 (CET), Richard Levitte<levi...@openssl.org>  said:

levitte> [SNIP]

The easiest was actually to rewrite PEM_read_bio_PrivateKey()
entirely, so it solely uses the internal store_file functions I've
I wonder what kind of impact this would have on the community at

PEM_read_bio_PrivateKey use custom password callback . You propose "Store-API" 
with UI_METHOD  as password callback.
Rewrite of pem_read... method obsoletes pem_password_cb.

What about to ensure a transition period?
For instance in openssl 1.1 to provide new functions based on UI_METHOD and to 
mark existing as deprecated.

One remark for store load function api - in most cases (load from file) it is 
password callback but is other cases it could be PIN or something different.
Please use more generic description.
For instance engine callback is defined in generic way -  ui_method and its 


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