Re: Building SSL Clients with AWS
Ludovic Brenta <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:13:51 +0100, Mart van de Wege wrote:
>>> - It seems that compiling AWS with GNUTLS gives an error of some
>>> kind (just something I read somewhere - I haven't gotten that far
>>> combining AWS and GNUTLS yet).
>> That's in the readme you mentioned. It apparently overflows
>> something somewhere and throws a segmentation fault.
> Yes, although the segmentation fault does not necessarily imply an
> overflow; it might as well be a double-free or a null pointer
I was quoting from memory; I read it yesterday. Of course you are right,
there's more than one reason to segfault; that was carelessly formulated
> Here is the change in the packaging that reverted from
> GNUTLS to no strong crypto because of this problem. As you can see
> the changes are mostly in the .gpr files and in debian/rules to link
> libaws.so against the appropriate crypto libraries. With this
> information you should be able to build a bespoke version of libaws
> using OpenSSL.
> Hope this helps
Thanks. I haven't gotten time to look at it in detail, as I am at work,
but from a quick glance, I *was* barking up the right tree. These diffs
are going to be a lot of help.
"We will need a longer wall when the revolution comes."
--- AJS, quoting an uncertain source.