[ECOS] Re: On Porting OpenSSL v1.0.0c

Michael Bergandi mbergandi@gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 16:09:00 GMT 2010


On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 11:32 AM, Michael Bergandi <mbergandi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello all,
>
> I would like to know if there is someone interested or already working on a port
> of the latest OpenSSL library to eCos. If you are or know someone who
> is, I would
> love to know about it so that we are not duplicating efforts.
>
> In doing some online research regarding OpenSSL on eCos, I came across
> the old port of OpenSLL by Andrew Lunn that claims to be updated to the v0.9.6b
> code base. However, that port is quite dated (going on 9 years old)
> and the current
> code base is much much different now.
>
> I also came across a note from Andres in the archives in response to someone
> else's inquiry about using the SSL portion of the library:
>
> > Please not that i only used some of the encryption algorithms and
> > diffie Hellman from it. I've not used SSL. So expect it to be broken
> > and require some work. You may be luck and its works perfectly.
> >
> > If you do plan on update to a newer version of OpenSSL, please let me
> > know, i have a few suggestions....
> >
> >    Andrew
>
> Well, Andrew, if you are listening, I'm all ears...
>
> The project I am working on will be using SSL to provide a secure web
> interface for device configuration. In addition, we want to leverage
> the encryption module on our processor (mx27) to get some hardware
> acceleration for our other encryption needs. The ENGINE interface, in
> particular, is the primary reason for our desire to go ahead and port
> the latest OpenSSL to eCos.
>
> So, again, if anyone wants to be a part of this effort or can be there to offer
> guidance along the way, please let me know and we can collaborate.
>
> Thanks for you interest and comments,
>
> --
> Michael Bergandi

Perhaps this inquiry is better suited for the ecos-devel mailing list?

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Michael Bergandi

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