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Re: should we really offer axTLS support ?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:57:21 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 1 Jun 2018, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> Combined, I think list hints that this a library and project that we should
> not recommend to uninformed users.

Since June 1st, the axTLS backend doesn't build anymore due to added #error

This should make people aware of the situation and possibly trigger further
discussion/complaints etc.

If nothing special pops up, I plan to proceed and completely remove all axTLS
related code from curl on December 1st, exactly six months after this commit.

(I'm fully aware that some people with 7 year update cycles might still come
here in 2022 and ask angrily where the axTLS support is, but I think a six
month pre-alert period is enough.)

Received on 2018-06-21