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Re: Report on SSL cipher being used

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 22:49:48 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 4 Jan 2013, Philip Montrowe wrote:

> I would like to report the openSSL cipher selected and in use by CURL from
> libcurl.
> There are SSL calls like SSL_get_current_cipher, SSL_CIPHER_get_name etc.
> that will do this for me but I need the SSL pointer and that is completely
> hidden from me inside CURL.
> Any suggestions?

Seems like something we could add to curl_easy_getinfo() - and something that
will require changes for every SSL backend we want to get the info from...
Anything you feel like taking a stab at?

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Received on 2013-01-04