iDevice GnuTLS issue with iOS 4.2 - libimobiledevice

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Wed Nov 24 09:23:53 CET 2010

On 11/24/2010 06:50 AM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 4:44 AM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
> <nmav at> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:29 AM, Jeffrey Walton <noloader at> wrote:
>>>> I'd suggest that you use the priority_set_direct() function. Check the examples
>>>> in the gnutls documentation for details. Does gnutls-cli work on the server you
>>>> are connecting? What is the output of gnutls-cli-debug?
>>> An FYI.... I have not been able to get the examples* to work. I've
>>> tried connecting to my Windows 2003/IIS 6 machine, and Simon's host at
>>> Usually, gnutls_handshake() fails with one of the following (I do a
>>> lot of knob turning on failures). In all cases,
>>> gnutls_error_is_fatal() is true.
>> Which client example did you try?
> First example - anonymous client authentication at [1]. I attached my
> test code for convenience.

Web servers do not support anonymous authentication, thus receiving an
alert that might indicate that would be the expected behavior (use the
gnutls_alert_* functions to read the actual alert).


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