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SSLeay_version(3)



NAME

SSLeay_version - retrieve version/build information about OpenSSL library


SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/crypto.h>
 const char *SSLeay_version(int type);


DESCRIPTION

SSLeay_version() returns a pointer to a constant string describing the version of the OpenSSL library or giving information about the library build.

The following type values are supported:

SSLEAY_VERSION

The version of the OpenSSL library including the release date.

SSLEAY_CFLAGS

The compiler flags set for the compilation process in the form ``compiler: ...'' if available or ``compiler: information not available'' otherwise.

SSLEAY_BUILT_ON

The date of the build process in the form ``built on: ...'' if available or ``built on: date not available'' otherwise.

SSLEAY_PLATFORM

The ``Configure'' target of the library build in the form ``platform: ...'' if available or ``platform: information not available'' otherwise.

SSLEAY_DIR

The ``OPENSSLDIR'' setting of the library build in the form ``OPENSSLDIR: ''...``'' if available or ``OPENSSLDIR: N/A'' otherwise.


RETURN VALUES

The following return values can occur:

"not available"

An invalid value for type was given.

Pointer to constant string

Textual description.


SEE ALSO

crypto(3)


HISTORY

SSLEAY_DIR was added in OpenSSL 0.9.7.