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@@ -50,15 +50,13 @@ see the B<PASS PHRASE ARGUMENTS> section in L<openssl(1)|openssl(1)>.
=item B<-salt>
-use a salt in the key derivation routines. This option should B<ALWAYS>
-be used unless compatibility with previous versions of OpenSSL or SSLeay
-is required. This option is only present on OpenSSL versions 0.9.5 or
-above.
+use a salt in the key derivation routines. This is the default.
=item B<-nosalt>
-don't use a salt in the key derivation routines. This is the default for
-compatibility with previous versions of OpenSSL and SSLeay.
+don't use a salt in the key derivation routines. This option B<SHOULD NOT> be
+used except for test purposes or compatibility with ancient versions of OpenSSL
+and SSLeay.
=item B<-e>