Squid & openssl

Kees Cook kees at ubuntu.com
Thu May 2 23:10:29 UTC 2013

On Thu, May 02, 2013 at 04:02:52PM -0700, Clint Byrum wrote:
> All of that said, there is a much simpler choice, which is to just
> port your software to use gnutls. I'd rather that software minded
> people spend their time and expertise on that, than having to deal
> with legal arguments. How much time could we have saved everyone
> just having to read these messages if we had put the same effort
> into gnutls patches for MongoDB and/or Squid?

On the one hand, there is a nice compatibility layer already in gnutls.

On the other hand, is gnutls as actively developed as openssl?


Kees Cook

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