SSL, KDE and Qt

Richard Moore richmoore44 at
Mon Dec 31 00:22:11 CET 2007

On 12/30/07, Allen Winter <winter at> wrote:
> Note that Andreas committed a hack to KTcpSocket that makes https work
> without the qt-copy patch.
> An app that bypasses KTcpSocket and uses QSslSocket directly will still be broken.
> I don't know if there are apps which use QSslSocket directly.
> So we could conceivably go back to requiring Qt 4.3.3 instead of qt-copy+patches.
> Comments?

I think relying on the stock qt is likely to get us much more installs
than requiring our own patched version. We can add a note to the API
docs for KTcpSocket specifying how to work around the issue until it
is addressed properly.


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