Subject: Re: SSL support in system binaries
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/29/2003 10:57:06
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 02:16:36AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> A coworker of mine at ReefEdge wrote some nice tools to turn the
> CA bundle from the Mozilla CVS repository into a format that
> OpenSSL can handle, and I have some nice sample code that does
> certificate validation (including correctly handling chains,
> which most OpenSSL applications seem to get wrong) with OpenSSL.
> I suppose I should probably try to get this stuff into the tree
> soonish, if we anticipate adding SSL to more pieces of the system. :-)

What's the licence on the Mozilla CA -> openssl code, and who has
copyright on it?

That's my only concern, it would be great to get more support in
our base system, so count this as a big "Yes, please".