[Lazarus] IDE unstable - Online Package manager bug

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Feb 24 15:55:20 CET 2019

On Sun, 24 Feb 2019, Martin Frb via lazarus wrote:

> So it hangs in openssl.

I think that is a premature conclusion :)

> Which means the http request can not be aborted. (gracefully)
> How up to date is your openssl?

System installed version, so 1.0.x. I recently updated my packages.
Assuming linux mint includes upstream fixes it should be reasonably OK.

> I recently had an issue with git on windows, due to an openssl bug 
> https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/issues/1993
> The openssl bug seems older, but some activity referring to a fix is 
> very recent.
> So just maybe...?

... ?

Maybe switch to GnuTLS as the default driver for HTTPS ;)


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