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From Mads Toftum <m...@toftum.dk>
Subject Re: additional error code
Date Tue, 20 Jun 2006 21:45:11 GMT
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 10:01:22PM +0200, Graham Leggett wrote:
> A number of apps I have encountered that use SSL hide the original error 
> from you, replacing it with something vague and misleading, and you're 
> off on a wild goose chase.
> 
Generally agreed, although knowing the horrors of openssl errors and how
difficult they can be to interpret, perhaps access to the raw error
along with a more generalised error would be the best compromise?
In fact, openssl has some of this already - 

verify error:num=19:self signed certificate in certificate chain verify return:0
23457:error:14094410:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert handshake failure:s3_pkt.c:1052:SSL
alert number 40
23457:error:140790E5:SSL routines:SSL23_WRITE:ssl handshake failure:s23_lib.c:226:

vh

Mads Toftum
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