GnuTLS error -8: A record packet with illegal version was received.

Richard Wardt van Duijvenbode richard at
Thu Dec 2 10:20:32 CET 2010

Ok, that's clear. Thank you for that answer. Any thoughts
about the connection problems?

*CENTREOS * E-commerce & Relatiebeheer

Bezoekadres: 	Tivolilaan 205, 6824 BV Arnhem
Postadres: 	Postbus 2, 6800 AA Arnhem
Telefoon: 	+31 26 8454570 <callto:031268454570>
Fax: 	+31 26 8454540
Website: <>
Twitter: 	Centreos <>

On 12/02/2010 09:45 AM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
> On 12/02/2010 09:32 AM, Richard Wardt van Duijvenbode wrote:
>> Sorry for that. Didn't notice the CC there. For the preferred error 
>> message format you can look over here: 
>> For further 
>> information regarding the error message format, you can contact jmd. 
>> He came with this on the gnu irc server. Any questions about the 
>> error itself can be directed to me.
> gnutls is a library not application. We just report an error code to
> the application and the application may convert it back to a string (as
> it is done here), which explains the error code further. This is pretty
> much different than the standard you mention. The application using
> gnutls though may format the string as it likes.
> Thus if the application has to conform to the gnu coding standards and
> it doesn't you should file a bug report against this application.
> regards,
> Nikos
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: </pipermail/attachments/20101202/353673f9/attachment.htm>

More information about the Gnutls-devel mailing list