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From Austin Gonyou <aus...@coremetrics.com>
Subject Re: mod_tls support
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2001 22:04:36 GMT
I prefer that it ONLY work with OpenSSL 0.9.6 or better. Just my
preferrence, but I've found some improvement with each release of openssl.

-- 
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin@coremetrics.com

On Mon, 9 Apr 2001 rbb@covalent.net wrote:

>
> The config.m4 stuff for mod_tls still requires major work.  In fact, that
> whole module does.  The last time I checked, it only worked with OpenSSL
> 0.9.6 or better.  A lot of the config.m4 logic is to try to find the SSL
> libraries, and the SSL headers, for OpenSSL, and the RSA BSafe libraries.
> So far, we have only tried to make it work with source distributions of
> OpenSSL, not installed versions.  Getting it to work with installed
> versions across all the different platforms will take some time.
>
> Ryan
>
> > the modules/tls/config.m4 logic here strikes me as quite bogus. what
> > is the path being supplied? it peers into a number of subdirectories
> > to find the header files, but assumes the libraries are in the
> > supplied directory.
> >
> > it should also either try to guess the path or bail when just
> > --with-ssl is used. the current behavior (using 'yes' as the path)
> > is more than a little confusing.
> >
> > i'm not familiar enough with how openssl is installed (by default
> > or by various distributions) to know what the right thing to do is,
> > but on a debian system, the libraries are in /usr/lib and the
> > headers in /usr/include/openssl. if a read the current config.m4
> > right, i would supply --with-ssl=/usr/include, and a -L/usr/include
> > would get added to the link flags. that's obviously wrong.
> >
> > jim
> >
> >
>
>
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