[gnutls-dev] Re: GnuTLS for Windows

Simon Josefsson jas at extundo.com
Sun Jul 16 16:28:16 CEST 2006

Ralf Angeli <angeli at caeruleus.net> writes:

> * Simon Josefsson (2006-07-16) writes:
>> Alas, Windows' select() only works on sockets, not file descriptors.
>> gnutls-cli uses select to find out whether there is data on stdin and
>> from the server, and it is the stdin part that doesn't work.  I think
>> there are some solutions to this, but it's not clear to me how to
>> implement them yet.
> Unfortunately this is beyond me.
>> Note that the GnuTLS library itself does not use select, so it doesn't
>> have this problem.
> Hm, but for using GnuTLS with Gnus (for TLS-enabled SMTP connections)
> using the library itself is not an option IIUC.

Right.  Hopefully I can solve this soon.  I have some ideas that I'm
trying out now...


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