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@@ -2,13 +2,14 @@
=head1 NAME
-OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER, OpenSSL_version,
+OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER, OPENSSL_VERSION_TEXT, OpenSSL_version,
OpenSSL_version_num - get OpenSSL version number
=head1 SYNOPSIS
#include <openssl/opensslv.h>
#define OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER 0xnnnnnnnnnL
+ #define OPENSSL_VERSION_TEXT "OpenSSL x.y.z xx XXX xxxx"
#include <openssl/crypto.h>
@@ -45,6 +46,10 @@ Version 0.9.5a had an interim interpretation that is like the current one,
except the patch level got the highest bit set, to keep continuity. The
number was therefore 0x0090581f.
+OPENSSL_VERSION_TEXT is the text variant of the version number and the
+release date. For example,
+"OpenSSL 1.0.1a 15 Oct 2015".
+
OpenSSL_version_num() returns the version number.
OpenSSL_version() returns different strings depending on B<t>: