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From "Justin Erenkrantz" <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL/PATCH] add ssl sockets
Date Fri, 16 Jun 2006 19:24:22 GMT
On 6/14/06, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
> MPM does an accept on a socket; SSL module pre-connection hook runs,
> determines that the vhost is SSL-enabled and pushes an SSL I/O layer
> onto the socket.  Normal core input/output filter is used even for
> SSL.

Right.  mod_ssl uses the OpenSSL BIO layers to do the encryption in
memory rather than ceding control of the socket to OpenSSL.  -- justin

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