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    2  OpenSSL 1.0.2q 20 Nov 2018
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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  Secure Sockets Layer (SSLv3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols as
   14  well as a full-strength general purpose cryptograpic library. The project is
   15  managed by a worldwide community of volunteers that use the Internet to
   16  communicate, plan, and develop the OpenSSL toolkit and its related
   17  documentation.
   18 
   19  OpenSSL is descended from the SSLeay library developed by Eric A. Young
   20  and Tim J. Hudson.  The OpenSSL toolkit is licensed under a dual-license (the
   21  OpenSSL license plus the SSLeay license), which means that you are free to
   22  get and use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes as long as you
   23  fulfill the conditions of both licenses.
   24 
   25  OVERVIEW
   26  --------
   27 
   28  The OpenSSL toolkit includes:
   29 
   30  libssl.a:
   31      Provides the client and server-side implementations for SSLv3 and TLS.
   32 
   33  libcrypto.a:
   34      Provides general cryptographic and X.509 support needed by SSL/TLS but
   35      not logically part of it.
   36 
   37  openssl:
   38      A command line tool that can be used for:
   39         Creation of key parameters
   40         Creation of X.509 certificates, CSRs and CRLs
   41         Calculation of message digests
   42         Encryption and decryption
   43         SSL/TLS client and server tests
   44         Handling of S/MIME signed or encrypted mail
   45         And more...
   46 
   47  INSTALLATION
   48  ------------
   49 
   50  See the appropriate file:
   51         INSTALL         Linux, Unix, etc.
   52         INSTALL.DJGPP   DOS platform with DJGPP
   53         INSTALL.NW      Netware
   54         INSTALL.OS2     OS/2
   55         INSTALL.VMS     VMS
   56         INSTALL.W32     Windows (32bit)
   57         INSTALL.W64     Windows (64bit)
   58         INSTALL.WCE     Windows CE
   59 
   60  SUPPORT
   61  -------
   62 
   63  See the OpenSSL website www.openssl.org for details on how to obtain
   64  commercial technical support.
   65 
   66  If you have any problems with OpenSSL then please take the following steps
   67  first:
   68 
   69     - Download the latest version from the repository
   70       to see if the problem has already been addressed
   71     - Configure with no-asm
   72     - Remove compiler optimisation flags
   73 
   74  If you wish to report a bug then please include the following information
   75  and create an issue on GitHub:
   76 
   77     - On Unix systems:
   78         Self-test report generated by 'make report'
   79     - On other systems:
   80         OpenSSL version: output of 'openssl version -a'
   81         OS Name, Version, Hardware platform
   82         Compiler Details (name, version)
   83     - Application Details (name, version)
   84     - Problem Description (steps that will reproduce the problem, if known)
   85     - Stack Traceback (if the application dumps core)
   86 
   87  Just because something doesn't work the way you expect does not mean it
   88  is necessarily a bug in OpenSSL.
   89 
   90  HOW TO CONTRIBUTE TO OpenSSL
   91  ----------------------------
   92 
   93  See CONTRIBUTING
   94 
   95  LEGALITIES
   96  ----------
   97 
   98  A number of nations restrict the use or export of cryptography. If you
   99  are potentially subject to such restrictions you should seek competent
  100  professional legal advice before attempting to develop or distribute
  101  cryptographic code.