SSLv2 - do we really need it?

Michael Bienia michael at
Thu Jul 31 14:42:49 BST 2008

On 2008-07-23 21:50:38 -0400, Michael Casadevall wrote:
> Well, if a user has both Universe and Main enabled, if we have a
> openssl-sslv2, which is the same package expect with SSLv2 compiled in, all
> it needs is a Replaces/Conflicts/Provides which removes the sslv3-only
> package.

I guess that's no option as all packages depending on libssl0.9.8 have a
versioned dependency and Provides doesn't work with versioned
dependencies. So you would need to recompile all package to depend on
libssl0.9.8 | libssl0.9.8-ssl2.


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