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Re: curl reverts to openssl (but the story does not ends here)

On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 08:22:35PM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:

> >>[1] yes, recently a thread talked right about curl and openssl vs.
> >>    gnutls, but evidently i didn't see what i call a general
> >>    consensus.

> >IMHO provide both, ssl and gnutls.

> I can only agree.

> Even when libcurl works identically good using either library, OpenSSL and 
> GnuTLS differ not only license-wise but they also have features of their 
> own and bugs of their own. Limiting the libcurl offer to use only one of 
> them will cause grief at some point in some camp(s), that's for sure.

Er, it's only SSL/TLS.  The correct long-term answer to "they each have
bugs" is "fix the bugs in [libcurl's support for] GnuTLS", not "let the
users pick which set of bugs they like better".

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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