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Re: SSL/TLS client?
On Thu, Aug 19, 1999 at 12:03:17PM +0400, Eugene Crosser wrote:
> > Also, I think I (or some other contributor) need to write a ZFILE*
> > abstraction which can do at least all buffered write things what
> > fwrite()/putc()/fputs() (and possibly fprintf()) use.
> Maybe one could rip off BIO layer from SSLeay (I guess that the license
> allows that). As BIO itself does not contain any crypto code, there
> should be now import/export problems. BIO stuff is essentially what
> you want: an IO abstraction that may have files, sockets, memory areas,
> *and* other BIO objects underneath. That's my understanding, I did not
> dig too deep inside...
> And of course it fits perfectly for SSL.
Yes, it would be perfect fit, but it would *require* compilation
with OpenSSL/SSLeay sources present. For obvious reasons I can't
include OpenSSL into the baseline source package.
ATT Sfio seems to be neutral enough to be usable.
... now all I need is time without HTML/HTTP "quick hack"
requests draining down on me at the office ...
/Matti Aarnio <firstname.lastname@example.org>