[openssl-users] forking server question

Salz, Rich rsalz at akamai.com
Sat May 6 12:19:42 UTC 2017

> Please excuse what is a simple question: what is the proper way to clean up
> in the parent and child when writing a forking server using OpenSSL?

It's not simple.

Can you have the parent just do socket stuff, and then accept/fork and have the child do all the OpenSSL calls?

Having two processes, both with OpenSSL state, are going to be hard to handle.

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