On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 08:17 -0400, Bernardo Innocenti wrote: > I remember this topic being discussed some time ago, > but software is fluid and maybe it's time to respin > the topic. > > It would seem a worthwhile goal to unify SSL/TLS > implementations like we did for spell checkers. > Or, if it turns out to be too hard, at least it would > be nice to their pki files. > > We're now shipping no less than 4 different implementations > of SSL: > > - openssl (OpenBSD's implementation) > - nss (Netscape's implementation) > - gnutls (LGPL implementation) > - puretls (Java implementation) > > But which one should replace the others? > > It is not clear to me. Judging from dependencies, OpenSSL, > NSS and gnutls all seem equally popular in Fedora. Is there a graph of that around? It could be really interesting when looking at what packages to convert/mimic. (The nss_compat_ossl package is in the mimic game, as is a package to make gnutls look like openssl). I'm hoping for a nss_compat_gnutls package some day... Andrew Bartlett -- Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/ Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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