openssl with zlib support

Mohacsi Janos mohacsi at
Mon Jun 9 07:53:28 UTC 2008

On Sat, 7 Jun 2008, Simon L. Nielsen wrote:

> On 2008.06.06 19:02:36 +0200, Mohacsi Janos wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> 	Are there any reason to not enabling zlib compression for TLS in openssl
>> on FreeBSD ?
> No, that seems like a mistake.  Which FreeBSD version are you using,
> and are you using OpenSSL from base or ports?

FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE #12: Mon May 19 
18:48:06 CEST 2008     root at 

I am using OpenSSL from base.

>> Would it break ABI if I enable it by tweaking the openssl Makefile?
> Probably not, but I'm not sure where it's enabled/disabled so I can't
> say for sure.
> I will try to look into this more, but it might not be until sometime
> next week.

Janos Mohacsi
Network Engineer, Research Associate, Head of Network Planning and Projects
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