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Re: PQinitSSL broken in some use casesf

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Andrew Chernow <ac(at)esilo(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PQinitSSL broken in some use casesf
Date: 2009-03-30 16:02:20
Message-ID: 603c8f070903300902y7b7cd253v62813442dc1efde9@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On 30 mar 2009, at 17.24, Andrew Chernow <ac(at)esilo(dot)com> wrote:
>
>> Tom Lane wrote:
>>>
>>> BTW, unless someone objects I'd like to make the name of that function
>>> PQinitSecurity.
>>
>> Agreed.  Although, both PQinitSecure and PQinitSecurity are very general
>> names.  "Security" can mean a lot of things.  Maybe the name should be more
>> particular, like PQinitOpenSSL.  I think its okay to reference the openssl
>> project name being how this function is designed to work with openssl's
>> library split.
>>
> +1
>
> It's quite likely that well want to support another ssl library in the
> future. At least likely enough that any api we define should take it into
> consideration.

+1.

...Robert

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