I downloaded and compiled
libtls for OpenSSL.
I also recompiled my Lua wrapper for
libtls and reran the profiling tests from the other day.
I can now say for certain that there is no need to profile LibreSSL because the results speak for themselves—an accumulation of 24 CPU seconds using OpenSSL vs. 1 minutes, 24 seconds using LibreSSL.
Looking at the results,
it makes some sense.
The LibreSSL library I'm using the the “portable version” for non-OpenBSD systems,
and there's probably little work to making it fast.
So now I have to rethink my using
LIBRESSL_VERSION_NUMBER when compiling the Lua module.
I will no longer be using the LibreSSL version and I can't exactly rely upon the
TLS_API value either … sigh.
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