[tor-bugs] #23232 [Core Tor/Tor]: misleading log message related to used SSL vendor

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#23232: misleading log message related to used SSL vendor
 Reporter:  toralf        |          Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement   |         Status:  needs_information
 Priority:  Low           |      Milestone:  Tor: unspecified
Component:  Core Tor/Tor  |        Version:  Tor:
 Severity:  Trivial       |     Resolution:
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Comment (by svengo):

 Why should LibreSSL include more than one ECDH implementation? It is an
 OpenSSL specific option so the warning should only appear if tor is using

 LibreSSL offers the following optional features (excerpt from `./configure

 Optional Features:
   --disable-option-checking  ignore unrecognized --enable/--with options
   --disable-FEATURE       do not include FEATURE (same as --enable-
   --enable-FEATURE[=ARG]  include FEATURE [ARG=yes]
   --enable-silent-rules   less verbose build output (undo: "make V=1")
   --disable-silent-rules  verbose build output (undo: "make V=0")
                           do not reject slow dependency extractors
                           speeds up one-time build
   --enable-shared[=PKGS]  build shared libraries [default=yes]
   --enable-static[=PKGS]  build static libraries [default=yes]
                           optimize for fast installation [default=yes]
   --disable-libtool-lock  avoid locking (might break parallel builds)
   --enable-nc             Enable installing TLS-enabled nc(1)
   --disable-hardening     Disable options to frustrate memory corruption
   --enable-windows-ssp    Enable building the stack smashing protection on
                           Windows. This currently distributing
   --enable-extratests     Enable extra tests that may be unreliable on
   --disable-asm           Disable assembly

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/23232#comment:4>
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