SoftHSM 2.2.0

Version 2.2.0 of SoftHSM has been released.


  • Issue #143: Delete a token using softhsm2-util.
  • Issue #185: Change access mode bits for /var/lib/softhsm/tokens/ to 1777. All users can now create tokens, but only access their own. (Patch from Rick van Rein)
  • Issue #186: Reinitializing a token will now keep the token, but all token objects are deleted, the user PIN is removed and the token label is updated.
  • Issue #190: Support for OpenSSL 1.1.0.
  • Issue #198: Calling C_GetSlotList with NULL_PTR will make sure that there is always a slot with an uninitialized token available.
  • Issue #199: The token serial number will be used when setting the slot number. The serial number is set after the token has been initialized. (Patch from Lars Silvén)
  • Issue #203: Update the command utils to use the token label or serial to find the token and its slot number.
  • Issue #209: Possibility to test other PKCS#11 implementations with the CppUnit test. (Patch from Lars Silvén)
  • Issue #223: Mark public key as non private by default. (Patch from Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos)
  • Issue #230: Install p11-kit module, to disable use –disable-p11-kit. (Patch from David Woodhouse)
  • Issue #237: Add windows continuous integration build. (Patch from Peter Polačko)


  • Issue #201: Missing new source file and test configuration in the Windows build project.
  • Issue #205: ECDSA P-521 support for OpenSSL and better test coverage.
  • Issue #207: Fix segmentation faults in loadLibrary function. (Patch from Jaroslav Imrich)
  • Issue #215: Update the Homebrew install notes for OSX.
  • Issue #218: Fix build warnings.
  • Issue #235: Add the libtool install command for OSX. (Patch from Mark Wylde)
  • Issue #236: Use GetEnvironmentVariable instead of getenv on Windows. (Patch from Jaroslav Imrich)
  • Issue #239: Crash on module unload with OpenSSL. (Patch from David Woodhouse)
  • Issue #241: Added EXTRALIBS to Windows utils project. (Patch from Peter Polačko)
  • Issue #250: C++11 not detected.
  • Issue #255: API changes in Botan 1.11.27.
  • Issue #260: Fix include guard to check WITH_FIPS. (Patch from Matt Hauck)
  • Issue #268: p11test fails on 32-bit systems.
  • Issue #270: Build warning about “converting a string constant”.
  • Issue #272: Fix C++11 check to look for unique_ptr. (Patch from Matt Hauck)


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