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Re: OpenSSL and thread support
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenSSL and thread support
- From: Matt Van Mater <matt_(_dot_)_vanmater_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:49:05 -0400
On 8/11/05, Matt Van Mater <matt_(_dot_)_vanmater_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> I'm playing around with a reverse proxy app called Pound that requires
> threading support in OpenSSL, but apparently the version of OpenSSL in
> the source tree does not enable threading by default.
> Is there a reason why I shouldn't enable threading in a stand alone
> version of OpenSSL? Is there a performance reason, vulnerability, or
> some other nasty side effect associated with threading support that I
> should be aware of? Obviously I don't want to introduce any problems
> by messing with this.
Does anyone have any insight into this? I don't see any discussions
on misc from the past regarding openssl and threading.