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LinuxSecurity.com: OpenSSL 0.9.6d and 0.9.7 Release Plan and Schedule

Apr 18, 2002, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"The OpenSSL developers team is pleased to announce the upcoming release of OpenSSL 0.9.7. OpenSSL 0.9.7 contains several changes and enhancements in many fields; please check out the NEWS and CHANGES files for details. Some of the changes made break compatibility, so that application developers and distribution providers may need a transition period. We have therefore decided for a 2-step strategy:

  • "Release 0.9.6d:
    OpenSSL 0.9.6d will be the last release of the 0.9.6 series, containing all of the latest bugfixes while maintaining compatibility.
  • "Release 0.9.7:
    OpenSSL 0.9.7 contains many enhancements and some incompatible changes. It also includes the bugfixes found in 0.9.6d (except for those obsoleted by other changes)..."

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