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From do...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/ssl README
Date Tue, 02 Apr 2002 17:23:41 GMT
dougm       02/04/02 09:23:41

  Modified:    modules/ssl README
  Log:
  various updates
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.30      +19 -13    httpd-2.0/modules/ssl/README
  
  Index: README
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-2.0/modules/ssl/README,v
  retrieving revision 1.29
  retrieving revision 1.30
  diff -u -r1.29 -r1.30
  --- README	26 Mar 2002 17:29:36 -0000	1.29
  +++ README	2 Apr 2002 17:23:41 -0000	1.30
  @@ -30,7 +30,6 @@
    # mod_ssl.h ............... common header file of mod_ssl
    # ssl_engine_config.c ..... module configuration handling
    # ssl_engine_dh.c ......... DSA/DH support
  - - ssl_engine_ext.c ........ Extensions to other Apache parts
    # ssl_engine_init.c ....... module initialization
    # ssl_engine_io.c ......... I/O support
    # ssl_engine_kernel.c ..... SSL engine kernel
  @@ -124,11 +123,6 @@
    SSL_EXPERIMENTAL_xxxx variables, except if SSL_EXPERIMENTAL_xxxx_IGNORE
    is already defined. Currently the following features are experimental:
   
  -   o SSL_EXPERIMENTAL_PROXY
  -     The ability to use various additional SSLProxyXXX directives in
  -     oder to control extended client functionality in the HTTPS proxy
  -     code.
  -
      o SSL_EXPERIMENTAL_ENGINE
        The ability to support the new forthcoming OpenSSL ENGINE stuff.
        Until this development branch of OpenSSL is merged into the main
  @@ -144,9 +138,6 @@
    o The complete EAPI-based SSL_VENDOR stuff was removed.
    o The complete EAPI-based SSL_COMPAT stuff was removed.
    o The <IfDefine> variable MOD_SSL is no longer provided automatically 
  - o The complete SSL_CONSERVATIVE stuff was removed, i.e.,
  -   SSL renegotiations in combination with POST request are not supported
  -   unless the problem is solved again, but this time through layered I/O.
   
    MAJOR CHANGES 
   
  @@ -154,7 +145,8 @@
    from Apache 1.3 and this mod_ssl version for Apache 2.0:
   
    o The DBM based session cache is now based on APR's DBM API only.
  - o Introduced Filter logic (similar to mod_tls)
  + o The shared memory based session cache is now based on APR's APIs.
  + o SSL I/O is now implemented in terms of filters rather than BUFF
    o Eliminated ap_global_ctx. Storing Persistant information in 
      process_rec->pool->user_data. The ssl_pphrase_Handle_CB() and 
      ssl_config_global_* () functions have an extra parameter now - 
  @@ -162,14 +154,25 @@
    o Properly support restarts, allowing mod_ssl to be added to a server
      that is already running and to change server certs/keys on restart
    o Various performance enhancements
  + o proxy support is no longer an "extension", much of the mod_ssl core
  +   was re-written (ssl_engine_{init,kernel,config}.c) to be generic so
  +   it could be re-used in proxy mode.
  +   - the optional function ssl_proxy_enable is provide for mod_proxy
  +     to enable proxy support
  +   - proxy support now requires 'SSLProxyEngine on' to be configured
  +   - proxy now supports SSLProxyCARevocation{Path,File} in addition to
  +     the original SSLProxy* directives
  + o per-directory SSLCACertificate{File,Path} is now thread-safe but
  +   requires SSL_set_cert_store patch to OpenSSL
  + o RSA sslc is supported via ssl_toolkit_compat.h
  + o the ssl_engine_{ds,ext}.c source files are obsolete and no longer
  +   exist
   
    TODO
   
  + o SSL renegotiations in combination with POST request
    o Port all remaining code (code inside #if 0...#endif blocks)
    o Do we need SSL_set_read_ahead()?
  - o Enable SSL extensions (ssl_engine_ext.c)
  - o add configure check for SSL_set_cert_store to support per-dir
  -   SSLCACertificate{File,Path}
    o the ssl_expr api is NOT THREAD SAFE.  race conditions exist:
      -in ssl_expr_comp() if SSLRequire is used in .htaccess
       (ssl_expr_info is global)
  @@ -180,3 +183,6 @@
      ssl_engine_dh.c, while the comment in ssl_engine_kernel.c says:
      "it is suggested that keys be changed daily or every 500
       transactions, and more often if possible."
  + o ssl_var_lookup could be rewritten to be MUCH faster
  + o CRL callback should be pluggable
  + o init functions should return status code rather than ssl_die()
  
  
  

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