Re: [HACKERS] GnuTLS support

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Dmitry Dolgov <9erthalion6(at)gmail(dot)com>, Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>, Andreas Karlsson <andreas(at)proxel(dot)se>, Michael Paquier <michael(dot)paquier(at)gmail(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] GnuTLS support
Date: 2018-11-29 21:41:12
Message-ID: 20181129214112.wc5glniaz4g3lnd7@alap3.anarazel.de
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Hi,

On 2018-11-29 16:34:13 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Yeah, I was disappointed too. OpenSSL has had a squirrelly enough track
> record that it'd be nice not to be totally dependent on it.

GnuTLS seems, if anything, worse though. There's obviously good reasons
to add support for TLS libraries that make it easier to use PG on
certain platforms, but GnuTLS doesn't achieve that. So I don't think
this is too sad.

- Andres

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