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Re: POST and SSL hangs

From: Jamis Buck <minam@rpgplanet.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 13:38:36 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-lib@w3.org
Message-id: <3B5F02E5.9010805@rpgplanet.com>
I'm seeing this behavior as well.  I recompiled the libwww libraries in 
debug mode so I could trace into them, and I'm finding that it "hangs" 
at line 401 in Library/src/SSL/HTSSL.c, in the HTSSL_read function.  I'm 
not sure if the problem lies with the wwwssl module, or if it actually 
lies with OpenSSL -- it hangs when it tries to do an SSL_read.

If there is more info that I could provide to try and help this out, let 
me know.  I could provide the output from the trace routines (I have 
HTSetTraceMessageMask set to "*").

This is really vital -- I absolutely have to be able to do a POST with 
SSL -- a GET will not work, and it has to be done via SSL.  Any help 
will be greatly appreciated.


Jamis Buck

 > Hi everybody,
 > I am programming a webclient with libwww-5.3.2.
 > The client should get a formular-page (HTLoadAnchor), read out the
 > formular-objects and post (HTPostFormAnchor) this objects to the
 > formular-action. So it works fine.
 > Now the problem:
 > If I use SSL the client hangs after HTPostFormAnchor.
 > My SSL-functions (befor the first HTLoadAnchor):
 > HTSSL_protMethod_set(HTSSL_V23)
 > HTSSL_verifyDepth_set(2)
 > HTSSLhttps_init(YES)
 > I am not so familier with SSL so I do not know if this is enough.
 > Get a page with SSL and post to a server without SSL works.
 > So I think the "bug" must be in the combination.
 > Thanks to all for the help!!

Jamis Buck

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