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Re: SSL Support Other than OpenSSL?
Michael Wood wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Emily Mark <emilymark_at_hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I just wondered if there are any alternatives to OpenSSL for cURL? Has
>> anyone developed something different?
> Yes, see http://curl.haxx.se/docs/features.html
> and http://curl.haxx.se/docs/install.html says:
> To build with GnuTLS support instead of OpenSSL for SSL/TLS, note that
> you need to use both --without-ssl and --with-gnutls.
> To build with yassl support instead of OpenSSL or GnuTLS, you must build
> yassl with its OpenSSL emulation enabled and point to that directory root
> with configure --with-ssl.
> To build with NSS support instead of OpenSSL for SSL/TLS, note that
> you need to use both --without-ssl and --with-nss.
I take it from the above excerpt that naming of ssl parameters in
libcurl's build script is misleading at least.
It looks like --with-ssl refers only to OpenSSL. Shouldn't it then be
called -with-openssl instead? This way one wouldn't have to give
--without-ssl with other SSL libs.
Received on 2009-03-18
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