Mainline HTTP/2 and Dependencies?

Maxim Konovalov maxim at
Tue Jan 5 13:15:09 UTC 2016

Hi Thomas,

On 1/5/16 4:08 PM, Thomas Ward wrote:
> Hello!
> Being ever vigilant downstream, it was asked of me as the packaging
> maintainer for Ubuntu's nginx package by the Ubuntu Security Team and
> the Server Team contact at Canonical whether HTTP/2 has any external
> dependencies, such as 'libnghttp2', to make HTTP/2 work here in NGINX.
> As far as I know, there are no external dependencies other than an SSL
> library (such as an OpenSSL library, with ALPN TLS support), and the
> HTTP/2 implementation done by NGINX is in fact NGINX's implementation
> and does not rely on the external implementations in other libraries.  I
> would, however, like a confirmation on this.
> Can someone please confirm whether what I think I know is in fact the case?

Maxim Konovalov

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