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Re: OpenSSL Applink

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: OpenSSL Applink
Date: 2007-09-28 16:13:32
Message-ID: 3018.1190996012@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>> Then I think I'd rather disable use of client certs for the offending 
>> openssl versions in libpq, or let the apps die and refer the customers 
>> to the openssl people to lobby them for a sane solution.

> If this were 8.0 I'd agree, but thats not a nice solution for those 
> already using client certs (such as the pgAdmin user who brought this to 
> my attention).

Doesn't really matter.  Even if we were willing to hack our own client
apps like that (which I'm not), we can *not* transfer such a requirement
onto every libpq-using application.  It's just not acceptable.

			regards, tom lane

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