Documentation typo

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Nov 10 15:25:47 MSK 2010


On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 06:33:57AM -0500, Merlin Meyer-Mitchell wrote:

> On page
> It clearly should say "Since OpenSSL 0.9.8j this option..." or 
> perhaps "...supports SNI since 0.8.9f version...".  As is 
> it's logically inconsistent.  See extract:
> "
> In order to use SNI in nginx, it must be supported in both the 
> OpenSSL library with which the nginx binary has been built as 
> well as the library to which it is being dynamically linked at 
> run time. OpenSSL supports SNI since 0.9.8f version if it was 
> built with config option “--enable-tlsext”. Since OpenSSL 0.8.9j 
> this option is enabled by default. If nginx was built with SNI 
> support, then nginx will show this when run with the “-V” 
> switch:
> "

While I'm not a native speaker, this text looks ok for me (though 
contains typo: "0.8.9j" should say "0.9.8j").

What it tries to say is: for SNI you have to use OpenSSL 0.9.8f+ 
built with TLSEXT support.  This requires explicitly specified 
option before 0.9.8j.

Maxim Dounin

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