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Re: CVS commit: src/crypto/external/bsd/netpgp/dist/src/hkpd

Why do we want to have another ad-hoc HTTP implementation? Wouldn't a
small *CGI script be good enough?


On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 07:41:57AM +0000, Alistair G. Crooks wrote:
> Module Name:  src
> Committed By: agc
> Date:         Mon Mar  1 07:41:57 UTC 2010
> Added Files:
>       src/crypto/external/bsd/netpgp/dist/src/hkpd: Makefile hkpd.c hkpd.h
>           main.c
> Log Message:
> add an embryonic httpd key server (hkpd) to netpgp. this is based on the
> discontinued draft for hkp servers, in lieu of any official rfc.
> the post method for adding keys to the server has not been implemented.
> not until i've gone through all of the implications, anyway.
> hkp servers serve up pgp public keys over http. the default port is 11371,
> but it can be any port, specifiable at run time. whilst this hkpd will
> return valid html to browsers, it is aimed at the ''machine readable''
> side, using the ''&options=mr'' option to the http get string.
> this hkpd server will get hooked into the build at a later date.
> To generate a diff of this commit:
> cvs rdiff -u -r0 -r1.1 src/crypto/external/bsd/netpgp/dist/src/hkpd/Makefile \
>     src/crypto/external/bsd/netpgp/dist/src/hkpd/hkpd.c \
>     src/crypto/external/bsd/netpgp/dist/src/hkpd/hkpd.h \
>     src/crypto/external/bsd/netpgp/dist/src/hkpd/main.c
> Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
> copyright notices on the relevant files.

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