Re: Support for NSS as a libpq TLS backend

From: Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>
To: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>, Julien Rouhaud <rjuju123(at)gmail(dot)com>, Jacob Champion <pchampion(at)vmware(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>, "hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi" <hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi>, "andrew(dot)dunstan(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com" <andrew(dot)dunstan(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, "michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz" <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>, "thomas(dot)munro(at)gmail(dot)com" <thomas(dot)munro(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Support for NSS as a libpq TLS backend
Date: 2022-02-01 10:09:08
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> On 31 Jan 2022, at 22:48, Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se> wrote:
>> On 31 Jan 2022, at 17:24, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net> wrote:

>> I agree that it's concerning to hear that OpenLDAP dropped support for
>> NSS... though I don't seem to be able to find any information as to why
>> they decided to do so.
> I was also unable to do that. There is no information that I could see in
> either the commit message, Bugzilla entry (#9207) or on the mailinglist.
> Searching the web didn't yield anything either. I've reached out to hopefully
> get a bit more information.

Support issues and Red Hat dropping OpenLDAP was cited [0] as the main drivers
for dropping NSS.

Daniel Gustafsson


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