SSL timeout after OpenSSL upgrade

Sebastian Spaeth sebastian at
Sun Apr 8 23:32:25 BST 2012

Sam Burnett <sam.burnett at> wrote:

>On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 01:48:56PM -0400, Sam Burnett wrote:
>> I'm using Arch Linux and have been using offlineimap for years
>> problems. Unfortunately, after a recent upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1, I
>> this timeout error when syncing one of my IMAPS accounts:
>> ERROR: Exceptions occurred during the run!
>> ERROR: While attempting to sync account 'gatech'
>> _ssl.c:488: The handshake operation timed out
>To follow up in case anyone else has this problem:
>The problem was upstream in openssl. It was quickly fixed in both Arch
>and Ubuntu:

Thanks for the update, it's very good to have that for reference.


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