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Re: Bug#799222: ITP: hitch -- scalable TLS proxy

Excerpts from Stig Sandbeck Mathisen's message of 2015-09-16 15:57:15 -0700:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <ssm@debian.org>
> * Package name    : hitch
>   Version         : 1.0.0~beta5
>   Upstream Author : Varnish Software AB (and others)
> * URL             : https://hitch-tls.org/
> * License         : BSD
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : scalable TLS proxy
>  hitch is a network proxy that terminates TLS/SSL connections and
>  forwards the unencrypted traffic to some backend. It's designed to
>  handle 10s of thousands of connections efficiently on multicore
>  machines.
>  .
>  Features
>   * TLS1.0, TLS1.1 and TLS1.2 support
>   * SNI, with and without wildcard certificates.
>   * Support for HAproxy's PROXY protocol.
> hitch is a fork of stud (https://github.com/bumptech/stud) which has not
> been packaged in Debian.
> hitch is used at my workplace for TLS termination of online newspapers,
> using Varnish as a backend.
> Hitch will be maintained in the collab-maint group, or in the
> pkg-varnish group. Extra hands for maintenance would be welcome.

Given the reasons for hitch's existence here:


"hitch is a fork of stud. The fork is maintained by the Varnish
development team, as stud seems abandoned by its creators, after the
project was taken over by Google, with no new commits after 2012."

Perhaps hitch should replace stud?

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