‘a tale of software maintenance: OpenSSL and EVP_CHECK_DES_KEY’ – MARC

This syntax error was present in the _original_ commit: the code in
the #ifdefs had _never_ been compiled.

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This code was commited in 2004.

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(stop screaming and catch your breath)
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The LibreSSL response?  The #ifdefs and code in them have been deleted.

The OpenSSL response?  The code... that in 11 years had never been used... 
for a deprecated cipher... was *fixed* on Saturday, retaining the #ifdefs

<drops mic; walks off stage>

Source: ‘a tale of software maintenance: OpenSSL and EVP_CHECK_DES_KEY’ – MARC