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Re: OpenSSL and thread support

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.
> Matt

Does anyone have any insight into this?  I don't see any discussions
on misc from the past regarding openssl and threading.