SSL handshake blocks Perlbal

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Mon Nov 7 10:23:39 PST 2005

I feared something like this might happen.

I have no answer except begging the IO::Socket::SSL maintainer to look at
Perlbal and try to fix make IO::Socket::SSL non-blocking in that phase.  :/

- Brad

On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, Alessandro Ranellucci wrote:

> Greetings,
> an easy way to block an instance of Perlbal running SSL is to open a
> telnet session to its port. The accept() method will then wait for
> client handshake, thus blocking the whole application.
> See this thread for further information:
> We would need a non-blocking IO::Socket::SSL port. :-(
> Brad, any clue?
>   - alessandro ranellucci.

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