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Re: Crypt::SSLeay 0.23 Client-Cert Patch

From:
Tobias Manthey
Date:
April 10, 2001 10:11
Subject:
Re: Crypt::SSLeay 0.23 Client-Cert Patch
Message ID:
7163.986922655@www49.gmx.net
:-)) Not really a silly question. Let me say it this way: You currently
can't currently use the features with LWP. We just downloaded LWP 5.50 and at a
first glance the Crypt::SSLeay support seems to be poor. (Correct me if I am
wrong, perhaps I did not catch the clue) We are currently working on a patch
for LWP 5.50 to bring full support for the implemented features to LWP. I'll
let know as soon as it is available.

So far you can try LWP-HTTPS-PROXY-CERT-PATCH.tar.gz which can also be found
at http://www.progredy.de/download which offers clients cert support for
Crypt::SSLeay and integrates it into LWP. But this set of patches is based on a
whole set of outdated perlmodules, therefore I really can't recommend that
(e.g. Crypt::SSLeay 0.17, LWP 5.48).

The best thing seems so wait until further notice. The time frame is
currently the end of next week.
Regards,
Tobias


> Maybe this is a silly question or I am just overlooking something.
> 
> I implemented the patch of Crypt::SSLeay and it seems to work fine 
> for Net::SSL (at least net_ssl_test works), however does this allow 
> me to use LWP to connect to a site requiring a client certificate? If 
> so, how do I tell LWP::UserAgent or HTTP::Request where to find the 
> client certificate and key?
> 
> Kees Vonk
> 
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