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authorJung-uk Kim <jkim@FreeBSD.org>2018-09-13 20:40:51 +0000
committerJung-uk Kim <jkim@FreeBSD.org>2018-09-13 20:40:51 +0000
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Update OpenSSL to 1.1.1.
Note it does not update build infrastructure.
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+=pod
+
+=head1 NAME
+
+DSA_set_default_method, DSA_get_default_method,
+DSA_set_method, DSA_new_method, DSA_OpenSSL - select DSA method
+
+=head1 SYNOPSIS
+
+ #include <openssl/dsa.h>
+
+ void DSA_set_default_method(const DSA_METHOD *meth);
+
+ const DSA_METHOD *DSA_get_default_method(void);
+
+ int DSA_set_method(DSA *dsa, const DSA_METHOD *meth);
+
+ DSA *DSA_new_method(ENGINE *engine);
+
+ DSA_METHOD *DSA_OpenSSL(void);
+
+=head1 DESCRIPTION
+
+A B<DSA_METHOD> specifies the functions that OpenSSL uses for DSA
+operations. By modifying the method, alternative implementations
+such as hardware accelerators may be used. IMPORTANT: See the NOTES section for
+important information about how these DSA API functions are affected by the use
+of B<ENGINE> API calls.
+
+Initially, the default DSA_METHOD is the OpenSSL internal implementation,
+as returned by DSA_OpenSSL().
+
+DSA_set_default_method() makes B<meth> the default method for all DSA
+structures created later.
+B<NB>: This is true only whilst no ENGINE has
+been set as a default for DSA, so this function is no longer recommended.
+This function is not thread-safe and should not be called at the same time
+as other OpenSSL functions.
+
+DSA_get_default_method() returns a pointer to the current default
+DSA_METHOD. However, the meaningfulness of this result is dependent on
+whether the ENGINE API is being used, so this function is no longer
+recommended.
+
+DSA_set_method() selects B<meth> to perform all operations using the key
+B<rsa>. This will replace the DSA_METHOD used by the DSA key and if the
+previous method was supplied by an ENGINE, the handle to that ENGINE will
+be released during the change. It is possible to have DSA keys that only
+work with certain DSA_METHOD implementations (eg. from an ENGINE module
+that supports embedded hardware-protected keys), and in such cases
+attempting to change the DSA_METHOD for the key can have unexpected
+results. See L<DSA_meth_new> for information on constructing custom DSA_METHOD
+objects;
+
+DSA_new_method() allocates and initializes a DSA structure so that B<engine>
+will be used for the DSA operations. If B<engine> is NULL, the default engine
+for DSA operations is used, and if no default ENGINE is set, the DSA_METHOD
+controlled by DSA_set_default_method() is used.
+
+=head1 RETURN VALUES
+
+DSA_OpenSSL() and DSA_get_default_method() return pointers to the respective
+B<DSA_METHOD>s.
+
+DSA_set_default_method() returns no value.
+
+DSA_set_method() returns non-zero if the provided B<meth> was successfully set as
+the method for B<dsa> (including unloading the ENGINE handle if the previous
+method was supplied by an ENGINE).
+
+DSA_new_method() returns NULL and sets an error code that can be
+obtained by L<ERR_get_error(3)> if the allocation
+fails. Otherwise it returns a pointer to the newly allocated structure.
+
+=head1 SEE ALSO
+
+L<DSA_new(3)>, L<DSA_new(3)>, L<DSA_meth_new(3)>
+
+=head1 COPYRIGHT
+
+Copyright 2000-2016 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
+
+Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License"). You may not use
+this file except in compliance with the License. You can obtain a copy
+in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at
+L<https://www.openssl.org/source/license.html>.
+
+=cut