[Help-gnutls] Re: gnutls_handshake() is slow and is a big lock

Eric Leblond regit at inl.fr
Sat Jul 29 14:17:26 CEST 2006

Le samedi 29 juillet 2006 à 14:03 +0200, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos a
écrit :
> On Sat 29 Jul 2006 13:50, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> > > And do you think that gnutls_handshake() can be used in two
> > > different threads at the same time?
> > If you use different gnutls_session objects in each thread, I think
> > this should work.  But I haven't tested it.  Maybe you need extra
> > copies of other structures too, used by the gnutls_session.
> Yes, if a gnutls_session object is only accessed by a single thread it
> works (of course the locks for libgcrypt need to be set up). The hydra
> web server (http://hydra.hellug.gr) uses gnutls and works pretty much 
> ok.

Our test have shown that this work well in streaming mode but not during


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