Is there interst in ssl these days?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Nov 9 05:31:05 GMT 2001

Jay Ts wrote:
> Gerald Carter wrote:
> >
> > Someone want to make a proposal for removeing --with-ssl
> > in 3.0 and post it to the main list and see what the reaction is?
> How about simply asking if anyone is using it?
> This thread was started off (offlist, actually) by me asking David
> Collier-Brown if he thought it was important to cover SSL in Using
> Samba.  I'm quite surprised it quickly turned into a discussion about
> whether the feature should be dropped! :-)
> If it were up to me, I wouldn't remove support for much of
> anything without at least letting a few major versions go
> by containing a prominent warning that the feature may disappear,
> and thus allowing anyone who is depending on it to say something.

Its not quite that desperate a situation if we kill it, becouse it
doesn't do much that sslwrapper can't do.  (Then you just run it from

Andrew Bartlett

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