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RE: Building OpenSSL for HTTPS support

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 15:08:33 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Andrei Tarassov wrote:

> I guess the main thing what one can switch off is support for various
> encryption/hashing/whatever algorithms. Does anyone know what algorithms are
> required for communicating through HTTPS?

I would think just about every one OpenSSL provides _can_ be used. I doubt all
of them are used in most use-cases.

Connect to a few different hosts with curl -v and you'll see that the cipher
string will differ a lot.

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Received on 2005-02-07