[Phpmyadmin-devel] possible patch for 4.3.0: PHP OpenSSL support

Isaac Bennetch bennetch at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 23:48:17 CET 2014

On Nov 17, 2014, at 4:00 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:

> Marc Delisle a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> Robert Scheck from Fedora would like his patch to be merged in time for
>> 4.3.0. I feel that we should have a look at it even if we said we froze
>> 4.3.x for new features.
>> Here is his email.
>> -----
>> Hello Marc,
>> when I read your e-mail regarding phpMyAdmin 4.3.0-alpha1, I remembered
>> back to my patch to add PHP OpenSSL support (additionally to MCrypt and
>> phpseclib) at https://sourceforge.net/p/phpmyadmin/feature-requests/1537/
>> again. Is there any chance for a decision for 4.3.0 series? I guess this
>> (hopefully) not much work for an experienced PHP developer to review and
>> maybe to adapt slightly if needed.
>> My main reason for asking you is that (especially RHEL) doesn't contain
>> PHP MCrypt while PHP OpenSSL is even faster (if I can believe Roundcube
>> Webmail developers). Indeed PHP MCrypt is available via a separate repo
>> for RHEL/CentOS users but that causes some mixed feelings from time to
>> time again. The goal would be to additionally support PHP OpenSSL
>> without dropping any other existing MCrypt and phpseclib support.
>> Thanks,
>>  Robert
> The patch looks fine to me, apart from a minor addition I made to avoid 
> a warning (see the feature request). I would appreciate that someone 
> else review the patch.
> Any feedback on the process of adding this feature to 4.3.0 ?

I have no objection but have not thoroughly reviewed the code. This doesn't seem to negatively affect any situation so it's fine with me. 

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