Re: initializing curl failed

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 17:34:27 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, samg samg wrote:

>> What OpenSSL version are you using?

> I have not installed OpenSSL on my Windows XP nor on Windows 2000, however i
> can access an https site without problem.

Then someone else installed it on your systems. curl (and pycurl) uses OpenSSL
for SSL, it can't do it any other way.

> Must it be installed on Windows 98 ?

On all systems you want to access https:// sites with curl.

> Doesn't PyCurl contain the OpenSSL code ?

No, pycurl uses libcurl that uses OpenSSL.

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Received on 2004-09-30