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Bug#689041: Re: Orthanc

Hi Mathieu,

> >> An alternative would be to use "libcurl4-gnutls-dev |
> >> libcurl4-dev".
> >
> > Thank for your reply! I have just uploaded another version of the
> > package
> > with your suggested improvement:
> > http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/o/orthanc/orthanc_0.2.2-3.dsc
> Why did you choose gnutls ? Your code seems to be using the openssl
> one. And your copyright is explicitely setup to deal with openssl
> exception anyway ?

My code indeed links against OpenSSL to deal with the HTTPS protocol inside the embedded Web server (Mongoose).

However, curl is used for the connection among Orthanc peers, in a totally separate part of the software. I actually do not care about how curl handles HTTPS requests, as I dynamically link against curl. I have always thought that the gnutls version of curl is the one that is installed by default in Debian, but I may be wrong. That being said, I can evidently easily switch to the openssl version of curl.

Could you tell me what is the preferred version of curl in Debian?


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