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RE: [PATCH] smtps with openssl

From: Nagel, Bill <>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:20:58 +0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: curl-library [] On Behalf Of
> Steve Holme
> Sent: Friday, September 26, 2014 5:47 PM
> To: 'libcurl development'
> Subject: RE: [PATCH] smtps with openssl
> On Fri 26 Sep 2014, Nagel, Bill wrote:
> > Updated patch is attached.
> Thank you - but please don't top post.
> A couple of more niggles... which I can fix up when I push but for your future
> reference:
> * The new if statement doesn't adhere to or coding standards
> * I try and avoid using assignment operators inside a comparison where
> possible - it makes things clearer imho and negates the extra brackets that
> are then required
> Additionally, is this behaviour of OpenSSL documented anywhere as:
> a) This would be useful for inclusion in the git commit comment
> b) I've personally not seen this error (even though I use OpenSSL I tend to
> use straight SMTP and occasionally explicit SMTPS)
> c) We can't really test this with our test harness (that I know of)
> Kind Regards
> Steve
> -------------------------------------------------------------------

There is a thread about it here:

One comment mentions that even the address of the pointer has to be the same. I was only able to hit this failure with the native Windows build of curl while sending attachments with smtps, but that is my primary usage cause, so I see this failure frequently.



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