Jeff King <> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 08:29:48PM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 10:20:11AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> > +# Helper to come up with SSL/TLS certification validation params
>> > +# and warn when doing no verification
>> > +sub ssl_verify_params {
>> > +  use IO::Socket::SSL qw(SSL_VERIFY_PEER SSL_VERIFY_NONE);
>> You might as well put this at the top of the file, because all use
>> statements happen at compile time anyway, regardless of their location.
>> If you want to lazy-load this, you need to do:
>> require IO::Socket::SSL;
>> IO::Socket::SSL->import(qw(SSL_VERIFY_PEER SSL_VERIFY_NONE));
>> which is equivalent to "use" except that it happens at runtime.
> I think we _must_ lazy load this, or else we are breaking git-send-email
> users on platforms that do not have IO::Socket::SSL (and do not plan on
> using SSL themselves).
> The same goes for the "use" in patch 1/2.

A very good point.  Thanks.

Also it appears that people seem to be seeing different behaviours
depending on the versions of IO::Socket::SSL they have; we may need
to conditionalize what our code does depending on $PACKAGE::Version
after we do that lazy loading.
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