Mainline HTTP/2 and Dependencies?

Thomas Ward teward at
Tue Jan 5 13:24:05 UTC 2016

Hello Maxim,

On 01/05/2016 08:15 AM, Maxim Konovalov wrote:
> 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?
> Confirmed.
That's what I thought, but thank you for confirming for me!

Hope you and everyone (both at NGINX, and indirectly everyone on this
list) had a happy new year!


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