Subject: Re: adding __libc_read et al?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 01/03/2000 15:26:45
[ On Saturday, January 1, 2000 at 01:04:10 (-0500), Todd Vierling wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: adding __libc_read et al?
> On Sat, 1 Jan 2000, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> : My libsslfd would use them if available.
> : It contains evil magic to hook read(),write() etc so that stdio can have
> : SSL transport shoved underneath - works a treat for ftp/ftpd.
I would advise looking at SFIO (pkgsrc/devel/sfio).
It is, as I understand it, designed to allow for wedges like this to be
implemented, and it has STDIO-compatible front-end. This combination
should allow one to transparently insert something like an SSL transport
between a STDIO-using application and the low-level OS system calls.
Greg A. Woods
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