On 11/2/22 18:29, Michael Wojcik via openssl-users wrote:
From: openssl-users <openssl-users-boun...@openssl.org> On Behalf Of Phillip
Sent: Wednesday, 2 November, 2022 11:45

The only thing to fix is don't put your compiler in strict C90 mode.

I'm inclined to agree. While there's an argument for backward compatibility, 
C99 was standardized nearly a quarter of a century ago. OpenSSL 1.x is younger 
than C99. It doesn't seem like an unreasonable requirement.

But as Tomas wrote, anyone who thinks it is can submit a pull request.

    The more that I dig into this and look at the new OpenSSL 3.x the
more I am inclined to think C99 is good enough. Everywhere. Also I doubt
that the age of the thing matters much. The portability does.

    Now I await with a flame proof suit for someone to yell "rewrite it
all in rust!"  Not bloodly likely.

Dennis Clarke
UNIX and Linux spoken
GreyBeard and suspenders optional

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