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Re: [PATCH 0/2] http: handle curl with vendor backports




"Tom G. Christensen" <tgc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The curl packages provided by Red Hat for RHEL contain several
> backports of features from later curl releases.
> This causes problems with current version based checks in http.c.
>
> Here is an overview of the features that have been backported:
> 7.10.6 (el3) Backports CURLPROTO_*
> 7.12.1 (el4) Backports CURLPROTO_*
> 7.15.5 (el5) Backports GSSAPI_DELEGATION_*
>              Backports CURLPROTO_*
> 7.19.7 (el6) Backports GSSAPI_DELEGATION_*
>              Backports CURL_SSL_VERSION_TLSv1_{0,1,2}
> 7.29.0 (el7) Backports CURL_SSL_VERSION_TLSv1_{0,1,2}
>
> This patch series will update the current version based checks for
> protocol restriction and GSSAPI delegation control support to ones
> based on features to properly deal with the above listed backports.
> The fine grained TLS version support does not seem to be
> distinguishable via a preprocessor macro so I've left that alone.

Thanks; these feature macros ought to be more dependable, and I
think this moves things in the right direction (regardless of which
features we might later pick as mandatory and cut off supports for
older versions).

> I have build tested these changes against upstream curl 7.12.0 (fails),
> 7.12.1 and 7.15.5. I have also built and run the testsuite against the
> Red Hat provided curl versions listed above.

Hmph, what does "(fails)" mean here?

>
> Tom G. Christensen (2):
>   http: Fix handling of missing CURLPROTO_*
>   http: use a feature check to enable GSSAPI delegation control
>
>  http.c | 10 ++++++----
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)