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Re: PQinitSSL broken in some use casesf

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
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>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PQinitSSL broken in some use casesf
Date: 2009-03-30 17:40:14
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Magnus Hagander 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.

Are we sure we don't want to add a more general libpq initialization
control at this time?


  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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