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SSL handshake failed on connecting to Google Talk

After spending about 3 hours searching for why I cannot connect to Google Talk neither using tkabber nor using gajim (I want to move my contact list to another server, as the Google Talk integration into Google Mail seems to be completely unusable), I finally found this bug explaining a problem in openssl. Upgrading to openssl-0.9.8g-r1 didn’t help, but downgrading to 0.9.8f immediately fixed the problem. Finally.

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