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    2  OpenSSL 1.1.1b 26 Feb 2019
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    4  Copyright (c) 1998-2018 The OpenSSL Project
    5  Copyright (c) 1995-1998 Eric A. Young, Tim J. Hudson
    6  All rights reserved.
    7 
    8  DESCRIPTION
    9  -----------
   10 
   11  The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust,
   12  commercial-grade, fully featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the
   13  Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols (including SSLv3) as well as a
   14  full-strength general purpose cryptographic library.
   15 
   16  OpenSSL is descended from the SSLeay library developed by Eric A. Young
   17  and Tim J. Hudson.  The OpenSSL toolkit is licensed under a dual-license (the
   18  OpenSSL license plus the SSLeay license), which means that you are free to
   19  get and use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes as long as you
   20  fulfill the conditions of both licenses.
   21 
   22  OVERVIEW
   23  --------
   24 
   25  The OpenSSL toolkit includes:
   26 
   27  libssl (with platform specific naming):
   28      Provides the client and server-side implementations for SSLv3 and TLS.
   29 
   30  libcrypto (with platform specific naming):
   31      Provides general cryptographic and X.509 support needed by SSL/TLS but
   32      not logically part of it.
   33 
   34  openssl:
   35      A command line tool that can be used for:
   36         Creation of key parameters
   37         Creation of X.509 certificates, CSRs and CRLs
   38         Calculation of message digests
   39         Encryption and decryption
   40         SSL/TLS client and server tests
   41         Handling of S/MIME signed or encrypted mail
   42         And more...
   43 
   44  INSTALLATION
   45  ------------
   46 
   47  See the appropriate file:
   48         INSTALL         Linux, Unix, Windows, OpenVMS, ...
   49         NOTES.*         INSTALL addendums for different platforms
   50 
   51  SUPPORT
   52  -------
   53 
   54  See the OpenSSL website www.openssl.org for details on how to obtain
   55  commercial technical support. Free community support is available through the
   56  openssl-users email list (see
   57  https://www.openssl.org/community/mailinglists.html for further details).
   58 
   59  If you have any problems with OpenSSL then please take the following steps
   60  first:
   61 
   62     - Download the latest version from the repository
   63       to see if the problem has already been addressed
   64     - Configure with no-asm
   65     - Remove compiler optimization flags
   66 
   67  If you wish to report a bug then please include the following information
   68  and create an issue on GitHub:
   69 
   70     - OpenSSL version: output of 'openssl version -a'
   71     - Configuration data: output of 'perl configdata.pm --dump'
   72     - OS Name, Version, Hardware platform
   73     - Compiler Details (name, version)
   74     - Application Details (name, version)
   75     - Problem Description (steps that will reproduce the problem, if known)
   76     - Stack Traceback (if the application dumps core)
   77 
   78  Just because something doesn't work the way you expect does not mean it
   79  is necessarily a bug in OpenSSL. Use the openssl-users email list for this type
   80  of query.
   81 
   82  HOW TO CONTRIBUTE TO OpenSSL
   83  ----------------------------
   84 
   85  See CONTRIBUTING
   86 
   87  LEGALITIES
   88  ----------
   89 
   90  A number of nations restrict the use or export of cryptography. If you
   91  are potentially subject to such restrictions you should seek competent
   92  professional legal advice before attempting to develop or distribute
   93  cryptographic code.