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Re: Report on SSL cipher being used

From: Amr Shahin <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2013 16:23:53 +0200

On Jan 7, 2013 5:17 PM, "Daniel Stenberg" <> wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jan 2013, Peter Sylvester wrote:
>>> So, back to the subject at hand: I suggested a way that could offer a
consistent API independently of the SSL backend. Is there a particular
reason that wouldn't work?
>> Is this the get_info style idea? This may sufficient for information but
not if you want to modify things. wouldn't it be necessary in this case to
call this before and after handshake messages from a call back.
> Right, but in this particular case it is about getting information from
the handshake, not changing anything as I've understood it.
>> One interesting callback could be to provide the certificate chain.
> You mean like curl_easy_getinfo's CURLINFO_CERTINFO ? (An example of an
abstracted API that only works with the OpenSSL backend...)
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Received on 2013-01-07