gnuTLS with Lighttpd

Simon Josefsson simon at
Thu Oct 29 09:18:20 CET 2009

<hortons at> writes:

> I'm trying to get gnuTLS working with lighttpd 1.5.x within a
> singletheaded env. I managed to get gnuTLS to compile but I don't
> think it worked. Has anyone else figured this out yet? I see most of
> the posts appear to cover Apache only.

Does lighttpd support GnuTLS?  I dunno.

> I would like to ultimately use it to extend lighttpd "SSL-ness" to TLS
> 1.2 to make use of Elliptical Curve Cryptography (ECC) to secure a
> Ruby on rails app. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I hear ECC
> is much more resource friendly.

GnuTLS does not implement ECC.


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