I’m using Dist::Zilla extensively to test/release the Perl code I write.
I had to fix a bug on one of the modules I wrote and I ran into this error when I tried ‘dist test’ on the freshly checked out repo:
[GitHub::Meta] Getting GitHub repository info [GitHub::Meta] Err: SSL connection failed for api.github.com: Client side SNI not supported for this openssl
After some searching I found that IO::Socket::SSL throws this error when it tries to use openssl releases from before the 1.0 release. I’m on OS X 10.9 so this makes sense as it comes with openssl v0.9.8.
Onto homebrew to install openssl, then link it so it appears in /usr/local/bin
$ which openssl /usr/local/bin/openssl $ openssl version OpenSSL 1.0.1g 7 Apr 2014
But alas, ‘dzil test’ is still not working.
Looking into the Dist::Zilla::Plugins::GitHub::Meta code I see this error originates from a HTTP::Tiny call. Now, how to tell HTTP::Tiny to use the recent openssl?
cpanm IO::Socket::SSL cpanm Net::SSLeay cpanm Net::HTTP cpanm HTTP::Tiny
And after the last module install all is working fine again.
I have no time to investigate this further currently, but maybe it is of use to somebody else when the same error pops up.