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Re: libpq: system-wide root.crt

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: PostgreSQL Bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Stephen Gran <sgran(at)debian(dot)org>, DSA list <debian-admin(at)lists(dot)debian(dot)org>
Subject: Re: libpq: system-wide root.crt
Date: 2010-08-17 09:05:31
Message-ID: AANLkTi=4DS_iDW+qbdj3yeVEqR=Jyz4LyC61nzLUBfPP@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 6:49 AM, Martin Pitt <mpitt(at)debian(dot)org> wrote:
> Hello PostgreSQL developers,
>
> I received a request to support system-wide root certificates in
> libpq. Right now it only looks in ~/.postgresql/root.crt, but since
> such certificates are usually set up system wide and be maintained by
> the sysadmins, it would be very convenient if there was a fallback
> lookup in /etc/postgresql/ or similar.
>
> Would you accept a patch which adds a configure option for the path of
> a system wide root certificate?

That seems like a good feature to me. Obviously, it would have to come
with support for the CRL as well, since it goes together with the root
cert ;)

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
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