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I want to upgrade OpenSSL from 0.9.8w to 1.0.0I or 1.0.1a.

I am using

os.name  Linux  
os.version  2.6.18-164.9.1.el5 

Any pointers or links would be very helpful.

Thanks in Advance.

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Might help - How do I upgrade OpenSSL? –  mtk Feb 26 '13 at 7:32

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It is easy to pull the source using git and to build it yourself.

mkdir ~/openssl
cd ~/openssl
git clone git://git.openssl.org/openssl.git .

From the INSTALL document:

./config
make
make test
make install

The last command should be done as a superuser.

note that git checkout xxx can be used to pick the version you want to use.

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