[xmlsec] more error handling concerns

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Thu Sep 5 10:02:14 PDT 2002

Which OpenSSL version do you use? Probably it's worth to inform
OpenSSL guys about this.


Moultrie, Ferrell (ISSAtlanta) wrote:

>  One difficulty I'm having with the new error handler and using the
>OpenSSL error stack is that the OpenSSL crypto library frequently uses
>the error stack to capture "expected" errors. When one of those occurs,
>it calls ERR_clear() which removes not only the OpenSSL error info but
>any previously stored xmlsec errors -- which I haven't even had a chance
>to see yet! The only option appears to be to override the default xmlsec
>error callback -- but that gets us back to needing thread local storage
>in the application, etc. Sigh.
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