[gnutls-dev] Re: [Help-gnutls] Self-signed certificates vs Opera

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Sun May 2 23:41:56 CEST 2004

On Sunday 02 May 2004 20:45, Nikos Mavroyanopoulos wrote:

> > > I'm not sure it's a gnutls problem, but anyway with that information
> > > there is not much I can do. Try running "gnutls-http-serv -d 3" in the
> > > src/ directory, connect with opera on it and send me the output.
> > attached. Actually the error seems to be nonfatal, the page is shown
> > afterwards. So I was a bit to fast in my 'does not work'.
> > Yet the output may be somewhat interesting for you.
> Yes, it seems that the opera connects once using an SSL version 2
> hello, for some reason that connection fails, and then connects
> again using a TLSv1 hello and succeds. I don't know why this happens
> but it seems like a hack to the opera browser, to make it work with
> specific servers (and probably gnutls is one of them). I will try to check
> about it.
Well it seems that the first opera connection is a bit strange. No 
certificate message is sent even if a certificate request is sent (this does
not happen in the second connection), and the finished packet calculation
is different This looks like a compatibility mode connection.

This is probably a bug to be filed to opera developers.

> > hand
> > Philipp

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos

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