From: r...@openssl.org ("Stephen Henson via RT")
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 17:44:52 +0100 (CET)
Local: Mon, Nov 5 2012 11:44 am
Subject: [openssl.org #2904] genpkey ignores "-outform DER"
> [vpodz...@redhat.com - Tue Oct 30 17:34:05 2012]:When the pkey utilities (and associated functions) are presented with a
> Description of problem:
> $ openssl genpkey -genparam -outform DER -out dh_params.der -algorithm
> generates data in the PEM format instead of the requested DER format.
> Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
> Steps to Reproduce:
> Actual results:
> Expected results:
> Additional info:
> $ openssl dhparam -outform DER -out dh_params.der
> works as expected.
file they have to automatically decide which algorithm to use. This is
fine for public and private key formats which include the algorithm OID
in the associated structures (SubjectPublicKeyInfo or PKCS#8) or the PEM
headers for older private key formats.
In the case of parameters there isn't a DER format that includes the
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