Re: [PATCH] Automatic client certificate selectionsupport for libpq v1

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Seth Robertson <in-pgsql-hackers(at)baka(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Automatic client certificate selectionsupport for libpq v1
Date: 2009-05-11 14:43:17
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Magnus Hagander wrote:

> Another thought: if we were to make ourselves support multiple SSL
> libraries (that has been suggested before - at that point, people wanted
> GnuTLS), we could also add support for Windows SChannel, which I'm sure
> some win32 people would certainly prefer - much easier to do SSL
> deployments within an existing MS infrastructure...

If we were to support multiple libraries, would they be selected at run
time or compile time? If only compile time, how would it work for the
Windows installer with the SChannel thingy --- would they have to
distribute two separate packages, for OpenSSL and SChannel?

Alvaro Herrera
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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