Re: curl reverts to openssl (but the story does not ends here)
On Sat, 06 Aug 2005 the mental interface of
Domenico Andreoli told:
> reopen 318590
> hi dear developers,
> it looks like i completely underestimated the transition of curl
> to gnutls . so i have just made a new upload which settles
> the things back to openssl.
Bad idea to switch to ssl only :(
> i don't want to start any transition right now, also because
> upstream developer made me note that the gnutls support is still
But still works ;-)
> these are bad news for those gpl packages waiting for libcurl with
> no openssl. they will have to wait a little more. i'm sorry for
It is quit easy to create separated gnutls-packages.
> in talking about the solution IMHO things get hotter.
> probably the next simpler solution is to add libcurl3-gnutls and,
> if required, libcurl3-gnutls-dev packages. but somebody could
> prefer a -nossl version (like that still in woody, the one i
> should have never removed).
> i continue to think that having only a curl+gnutls package is the
> long term solution but i'll be glad to hear also your opinion and
> suggestions. 
Should be short term. As mentioned many times before, do it ;-)
>  yes, recently a thread talked right about curl and openssl vs.
> gnutls, but evidently i didn't see what i call a general
IMHO provide both, ssl and gnutls.
It's a good thing we don't get all
the government we pay for.