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Re: libpq 8.4 beta1: $PGHOST complains about missing root.crt

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, "pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Martin Pitt <mpitt(at)debian(dot)org>
Subject: Re: libpq 8.4 beta1: $PGHOST complains about missing root.crt
Date: 2009-04-14 02:33:07
Message-ID: 200904140233.n3E2X7P01575@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > I would actually call the two parameters 'verify-cert' and 'verify-cn',
> > and document that they also have "require" behavior.  Obviously you
> > can't verify certificates unless you require SSL.
> 
> I would prefer having "verify", "verify-no-cn" and "no-verify" or
> something like that. Making it the "default choice" to have verification
> enabled, and very clear that you're turning something off if you're not.
> And then just map require to verify. Or they could be "require-no-cn"
> and "require-no-cert" perhaps?
> 
> ("default choice" only for those using ssl of course - we'd still have
> "disable" as the default *value* of the parameter)

I think the "no" options are odd because they have _negative_
designations.

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