DragonFlyBSD Switches Over To LibreSSL By Default
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 8 September 2016 at 08:48 AM EDT. 13 Comments
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DragonFlyBSD is now the latest operating system that has decided to switch from OpenSSL to LibreSSL by default.

LibreSSL is now used by default in base while the ports packages may still depend upon OpenSSL until they have been shifted over to using LibreSSL.

LibreSSL is the two-year-old fork of OpenSSL led by the OpenBSD crew following the Heartbleed vulnerability. They've continued to do a good job refactoring the code-base, removing dormant features, and working to further improve the security and modernization of this important library. DragonFlyBSD is now just the latest of a string of BSDs and Linux distributions opting to use LibreSSL by default.
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