xchat vs freenode

Andriy Gapon avg at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 20 11:16:40 UTC 2016

It seems that most of FreeNode servers now reject SSLv3.
They simply reset a TCP connection after Client Hello message with that
protocol.  xchat appears to be hardcoded to use SSLv3, so it now has a trouble
connecting to the FreeNode servers with SSL enabled.

Here are some bug reports describing the problem for Linux distributions:

This patch seems to fix the issue for me:
Andriy Gapon

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