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Re: SSL?

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: SSL?
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 17:18:27 -0500

Larry Jones wrote:

> Derek R. Price writes:
> >
> > Okay, that makes sense, but couldn't you achieve the same effect with a 
> > library?
> > Where the exec would have been, the server's main function gets called and 
> > the
> > whole process exits immediately upon return from that function?
> I don't think so.  I'm not a security expert, but my understanding is
> that any code physically linked into the executable is suspect.  If you
> want a more extensive discussion, move this to info-cvs where I'm sure
> Greg Woods will be happy to rehash his usual diatribes on the subject.
> (Or search the archives at

Of course, this sort of design does move away from the aim of a reentrant 
server the
source and the HACKING file contains reference to.


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