[fpc-pascal] https support; call for testers

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Apr 11 15:34:21 CEST 2014



On Fri, 11 Apr 2014, Reinier Olislagers wrote:

> On 11/04/2014 15:00, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> One consequence of this is that the fphttpclient unit now has support
>> for the https:// protocol.
> <snip>
>> I have tested on windows and unix, the support for client-side SSL
>> support works.
>>
>> I would like to invite people to test and report if they find problems
>> or missing features.
> Thanks a lot - I'll test client side encryption against a CGI
> application on Apache... almost posted this morning asking whether
> support was upcoming ;)

Well, I committed just in time then :)

>
>> That this support is released around the same time as the heartbleed
>> leak issue,
>> is entirely coincidental and definitely not intended.
> Of course. I'll just make sure to use the proper openssl version when
> traversing the big bad internet ;)

People that want to be 100% safe should pull out the internet cable,
and go sit in a Faraday cage. Watch 'enemy of the state' if you need convincing ;)

Michael.


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