[stunnel-users] TCP_NODELAY for stunnel (was: Can't connect to Yahoo POP3)

Michal Trojnara Michal.Trojnara at mobi-com.net
Sat May 16 22:00:55 CEST 2009

Ludolf Holzheid wrote:
> However, the stunnel sockets are not connected to the application.
> Stunnel just forwards data from one socket to another (besides
> encrypting, of course). For that, it reads as much data as available
> from one socket and immediately feeds it to the other one.  Provided
> the original application configured Nagle appropriately, there are no
> silly small packets on the wire.

Good point.  I fully agree that Nagle algorithm should only be enabled on
the original source (if needed) and not on a proxy (e.g. stunnel).  Thank
you very much.

Best regards,

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