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security/openssl-devel: Fix detection of ARM CPU features

Authored by allanjude on Fri, Nov 19, 6:38 PM.



OpenSSL assumes the same value for AT_HWCAP at Linux
So it ends up calling elf_auxv_info() with AT_CANARY which
returns ENOENT, and all acceleration features are disabled.

With this, my ARM64 test machine, the benchmark
openssl speed -evp aes-256-gcm is nearly 20x faster
going from 100 MB/sec to 2000 MB/sec

Also update the configure scripts to detect arm64-*-freebsd
rather than using BSD-generic32

PR: 259937
Sponsored by: Klara Inc.

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This revision was not accepted when it landed; it landed in state Needs Review.Sat, Nov 20, 2:10 PM
This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.

Thanks! Committing to -devel as this is not considered for production.
Waiting for upstream to provide feedback on the changes before committing security/openssl.