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Re: [PATCH] cleanup the neon socket when closing the ra_session

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-09 22:06:05 CEST

On 7/9/07, Dan Christian <dchristian@google.com> wrote:
> On 7/9/07, Joe Orton <joe@manyfish.co.uk> wrote:
> > Unless this stuff has been fixed in OpenSSL recently, those are all
> > either irreversible operations or are not ref-counted and will
> > potentially break any other code which uses OpenSSL within the process.
> > Doing it at application level is basically all that is feasible.
> >
> > Really, my best advice is "don't use OpenSSL in threaded application" -
> > see also neon's GnuTLS support.
>
> Please inform a hapless soul here. I've got a clue what SSL is used
> for, but not so much for TLS.
>
> I've only heard of TLS used inside e-mail protocols like SMTP and POP.
> Can it provide the https support for subversion over DAV? Will it
> work with existing SSL infrastructure?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security

TLS is a newer name for SSL and covers newer versions of the protocol.
 I'd imagine most implementations would have support for falling back
to SSL v3 if needed.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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