SSL negotiation failed (resolved)

Joe Orton joe at
Wed May 20 11:50:11 EDT 2009

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 11:44:43AM -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Hi Joe--
> On 05/20/2009 06:54 AM, Joe Orton wrote:
> > There is a bug in neon's GnuTLS support - or possibly in GnuTLS - which 
> > can manifest like this.  If you build neon with OpenSSL support 
> > (configure --with-ssl rather than configure --with-ssl=gnutls) then you 
> > won't see that bug.
> Could you point me to more details about this bug?  Debian actually
> provides two different flavors of libneon (one built against GnuTLS and
> one built against OpenSSL), so maybe the OP's immediate problem could be
> solved by linking against the other library.
> But at any rate, i'm not aware of what the bug is in GnuTLS and i'd like
> to see if we can fix it!

This is the Debian #480041 issue as discussed on gnutls-devel.

Regards, Joe

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