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From: Christopher Kohlhoff (chris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-13 08:47:44

Hi Scott,

Scott <cheesy4poofs_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Using the same certificates and key files from the sample
> code, I added the handshaking and got our client and server to
> communicate. It all seemed great at first, because it seemed
> to seemlessly work. But eventually the communications break
> down. I either get asserts in my code from unexpected data in
> the stream, or the client hangs waiting for data that never
> appears or any of several different stream problems. It's
> rarely the exact same thing. But it eventually always fails.
> Especially on long sustained transfers.

Is your program single or multithreaded? Any chance you can boil
it down to a test program? What version of OpenSSL are you

> I have no idea what I might be doing wrong. There's really no
> documentation at all on ASIO and SSL. For all I know, it
> might be a problem with the SSL implementation in ASIO.

Sounds like a bug to me.

> Which brings me to my question - has anybody successfully used
> the SSL classes in ASIO on complex projects? If so, that
> would point to a problem in my code somewhere. Perhaps I need
> to do more than just add the initial SSL handshake (aside from
> using the SSL stream beyond that point)?

No, once you've done the handshake it should work.


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