changeset 688:198d61d69c19

Reworded TLS instructions.
author Martin Geisler <>
date Mon, 28 Apr 2008 12:59:21 +0200
parents ae89ccc97484
children 3f492e1ad51b
files README
diffstat 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/README	Mon Apr 28 12:46:26 2008 +0200
+++ b/README	Mon Apr 28 12:59:21 2008 +0200
@@ -61,8 +61,12 @@
 The apps directory contains a number of example applications. They
 require player configuration files to be generated in advance, use
-apps/ for that. Run apps/generate-certificates
-to generate certificates for TLS communication. This is optional, the
-examples that support command line arguments can be run with a
---no-tls flag and will then use plain TCP connections. Finally,
-execute three players, starting with player 3, then 2, and finally 1.
+apps/ for that.
+Unless you are using Windows, you can make the players use secure
+communication. Run apps/generate-certificates to generate the needed
+certificates -- this requires python-gnutls which is unavailable on
+Windows where VIFF will use plain TCP connections instead.
+Finally, execute three players, starting with player 3, then player 2,
+and finally player 1.