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Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 08:36:44 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: SSH thread-safety

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 5:16 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> Dhiru, magnum, all -
> It was reported to me off-list that the "SSH" format in 1.7.9-jumbo-5
> crashes on self-test on a 64-way machine running RHEL 6.2 on x86-64.
> I managed to reproduce similar crashes on an 8-core machine by
> increasing OMP_NUM_THREADS:
> My guess is that the OpenSSL functions we're calling are still not
> entirely thread-safe even in these recent versions of OpenSSL.  We could
> want to look into this and maybe end up submitting a patch to OpenSSL.

Will using crypto_set_locking_callback function solve these problems?

I will recheck the SSH format to fix the other issues you have pointed
out. Thanks!


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