Using gmail with qtopia?

Lorn Potter lpotter at
Fri Aug 15 21:55:56 CEST 2008

On Friday 15 August 2008 10:43:31 am Jim Morris wrote:
> Joerg Lippmann wrote:
> > Am Dienstag 12 August 2008 schrieb Jim Morris:
> >> It does not work as encryption is not enabled, there is a bug filed on
> >> the trolltech bug report page under qtopia.
> >
> > So I guess I have to be a little more patient.
> >
> > (Thats one thing openmoko succeeds in teaching you... ;-)
> >
> > Thanks for the info!
> >
> > jörg at home
> It turns out openssl is disabled in the qtopia builds, and it seems to be
> hard coded, so trying to turn it back on fails. I can;t think why openssl
> would be disabled, but that is why the email client can't talk to gmail.

Probably because openssl license is incompatible with the GPL, without an 
exception for it's advertising clause.

> I've tried to build from the latest snapshot but so far have failed to turn
> on openssl.
> I may have to play around with this for while to find out why, its possible
> the openssl libraries are not in the toolchain, if so I think that can be
> fixed.
> Stay tuned (and Lorn if you see this any ideas?)

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, Trolltech, a Nokia company

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