[gnutls-devel] inline command support in gnutls-cli

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Sun Sep 22 23:12:11 CEST 2013

On 09/19/2013 07:09 PM, Raj Raman wrote:
> Hi Nikos,
> I would like to add infrastructure support in gnutls-cli for it to support
> inline commands. The comments in the file inline_cmds.h (below) describes
> this facility. We found this especially useful to test session resumption
> and session renegotiation with HTTPS servers (or MITM devices) that support
> HTTP persistence, since a single secure connection can support multiple
> HTTP requests. The implementation makes no assumptions on contextual
> boundary of TCP data. The existing behavior of command line options ‘-r’
> and ‘-e’ remains unchanged. Please find the relevant description and patch
> in the attachment.

Hello Raj,
 Thank you, the idea looks nice. What I am concerned is whether the
commands used for cli are meaningful in some server. Would it make sense
to have an additional parameter to specify an alternative prefix for the


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