RHEL6 system curl breaks metadata fetch too?

Christopher Bongaarts cab at umn.edu
Mon May 18 17:45:09 EDT 2015

On 5/18/2015 4:38 PM, Peter Schober wrote:
> So why/how would you run the SP on RHEL and still have the SP run
> without the SP package provided libcurl?

*I* would never do something like that :)   But people who for whatever 
reason do, sometimes ask me questions...

> And even the libcurl built against nss will be able to do HTTP GET for
> metadata documents. Unless you require specific overrides for the
> transport to function at all I doubt that whatever issue you're
> seening (your not specific about that) are related to that.

I don't recall the specific functionality that the SP needed that NSS 
lacked, but the errors in this case were regarding bad cipher names 
(perhaps it's just a syntactic difference?):

2015-05-18 15:36:04 ERROR XMLTooling.libcurl.InputStream : error while 
fetching https://idp2.shib.umn.edu/metadata.xml: (59) Unknown cipher in 
2015-05-18 15:36:04 ERROR XMLTooling.libcurl.InputStream : on Red Hat 
6+, make sure libcurl used is built with OpenSSL

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