Heikki Linnakangas wrote:

> In short, pgcrypto actually used to use the EVP functions, but was changed
> to *not* use them, because in older versions of OpenSSL, some key lengths
> and/or padding options that pgcrypto supports were not supported by the EVP
> API. That was fixed in OpenSSL 0.9.7, however. The consensus in 2007 was
> that we could drop support for OpenSSL 0.9.6 and below, so that should
> definitely be OK by now, if we haven't already done that elsewhere in the
> code.

I think we already effectively dropped support for < 0.9.7 with the
renegotiation fixes; see

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