Bug 387991

Summary: curl+NSS doesn't work in non-blocking mode
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Rob Crittenden <rcritten>
Component: curlAssignee: Jindrich Novy <jnovy>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 8CC: pknirsch, seg
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: 7.17.1-1.fc8 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description Rob Crittenden 2007-11-17 01:48:36 UTC
Description of problem:

curl with NSS as the SSL engine doesn't work with Second Life. The only
information is a crypto authentication error. It works fine with curl + OpenSSL.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Build Second Life dependencies (openjpeg and xmlrpc-epi) from
2. Build Second Life
3. secondlife --channel "Second Life Open Source [Fedora]"
Actual results:

You'll get an auth failure amongst some very verbose output. See this for the
complete message:


Expected results:

Log in to the game world.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Rob Crittenden 2007-11-17 01:53:03 UTC
It was a one-line patch. The NSS engine in curl was failing to set the SSL
availability flag on the socket when nonblocking sockets. curl was reading and
writing to some unknown place but it wasn't the NSS socket.

A srpm with a patch can be found at

Comment 2 Callum Lerwick 2007-11-19 23:33:29 UTC
This appears to fix it. Please merge, as Second Life is unusable without it.

Comment 3 Jindrich Novy 2007-11-20 09:52:50 UTC
Update for this is filed for F8 and pending.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-11-20 18:06:47 UTC
curl-7.17.1-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.