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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/tls config.m4
Date Sat, 05 May 2001 14:46:59 GMT
On Sat, 5 May 2001, Greg Stein wrote:

> On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 11:09:47AM +0200, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> >...
> > mod_tls and mod_ssl are unrelated. mod_tls was the first shot Ben did
> > for us. mod_ssl is the port of my Apache 1.3's mod_ssl to Apache 2.0.
> > The idea is that mod_ssl takes over the way SSL/TLS is hooked into
> > Apache 2.0 from mod_tls.
>
> No. That is not my understanding at all.
>
> The way that I heard things: mod_tls is how we do the SSL connection at the
> basic level. It deals with Apache's I/O filtering. mod_ssl builds *ON TOP*
> of mod_tls.
>
> Further: I understood that building on mod_tls was a necessary precondition.
> Not that mod_ssl was to replace mod_tls.
>
> Ben got all the kinks worked out of how to do the basic SSL/TLS stuff within
> the filter system. Modules such as mod_ssl (and possibly others) are to
> build on that.

For what its worth, that's how I read it too.

Ryan

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