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Re: Unwarranted invocation of starttls

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Unwarranted invocation of starttls
Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 21:41:39 +0200

> From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 19:57:35 +0100
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> What was the message exactly?
> >
> > Opening STARTTLS connection to `MY-SERVER-NAME:25'
> Ah, right, that's definitely from starttls.el.  This means that 1) your
> SMTP server has announced that it offers STARTTLS, and 2)
> `open-network-stream' has determined that don't have built-in TLS
> support, and 3) that it thinks that you do have external TLS support of
> some kind.
> > I think the reason is that installing GnuTLS binaries installs
> > gnutls-cli executable on PATH.  At least, if I remove all the
> > executables and leave only the shared libraries, the problem goes
> > away.
> `starttls-available-p' probably returned non-nil for you, I guess?  It
> would be interesting to find out why it didn't work, then.  Could you
> put the gnutls-cli program back into your path and edebug through
> `starttls-open-stream-gnutls' (I think) to see what goes wrong?

Does TLS work on Windows with gnutls-cli.exe?  I though it didn't,
because that mode of operation depended on signals that Windows
doesn't support.  That's why we switched to linking against libgnutls,

Or am I confused?

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