[erlang-questions] Re: ssl and {active, once} - bug?

Tony Rogvall <>
Mon Apr 12 00:22:10 CEST 2010

Yepp. I saw your code after I wrote my mail.
Tried it.
The boring things is that ssl does not handle http packets (nor http header mode) in active/once mode,
you must use passive mode. I do not really no why. Have a look in yaws to see how it's done there.
But if you call crypto:start add the option {ssl_imp, new} the code will work :-)


On 11 apr 2010, at 23.36, Roberto Ostinelli wrote:

> 2010/4/11 Tony Rogvall <>:
>> Send a message to the new process after the
>> call to controlling process, wait for that message before setting {active,once}.
> this is exactly what i do, you might have read my latest mail with a
> full module to reproduce:
> http://www.erlang.org/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?4:mss:50624:201004:fpopocbfkpppecdembbe
> as you can see, i do set the controlling process before setting
> {active, once}, and no race can happen there.
> ?r

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