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Re: Depending on security/ca-certificates?

On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 03:55:38PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> voidpin <> writes:
> > Speaking about adding to the confusion, a new user installs git and can not clone a single repo.
> >
> > I understand why no packages pull-in certeficates but, new users won't.

this is actually in the netbsd FAQ. 

> I'm still not really clear on how trust anchor config practice is across
> all operating systems (BSDs, GNU/Linux distributions, pkgsrc on macOS,
> illumos, cygwin, etc.)

it is mostly automatic on other systems. the CA system is an
accepted evil.

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