xchat vs freenode
avg at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 20 12:35:32 UTC 2016
On 20/04/2016 14:49, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 04/20/16 12:15, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> 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:
> Bernard Spil has a whole raft of patches for these sort of bugs
> available from https://wiki.freebsd.org/OpenSSL/No-SSLv3
> I've been using his patch to irc/xchat happily for several months.
That's a very good job and a resource. Thank you and Bernard.
I hope that xchat's collective maintainer will include the patch into the port.
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