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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] choose one [x-net] || [security] for HARMONY-536 (JSSE provider)
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2006 22:10:57 GMT


Tim Ellison wrote:
> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>> I'm integrating HARMONY-536, the JSSE provider.  Two things:
>>
>> 1) it's contributed to go into x-net, but the package namespace is
>>
>>   o.a.h.security.provider.jsse
>>
>> so I wonder if this would be better off in the security module.  If not,
>> we are stuck because we don't have a 'negative' patternset for jar
>> packaging, so it's getting sucked into security jar right now anyway :)
> 
> IMHO it should be in x-net.  Can't you rename the package?
> 

Of course.  Something was going to get moved, just wanted to see any
other opinions..


>> 2) I have a little test proggie that shows that it's negotiating w/ the
>> other side, but given we have no cacerts, it whines and gives up. (It's
>> a reasonable whine...)  Lazily and naively, I threw the cacerts from
>> Sun's JRE into jre/lib/security and prayed, but the security deities are
>> not smiling on me today.  So, where does/what format/etc/etc should our
>> root cert file go?
> 
> Dunno.  I know you were just playing, but AIUI the use of root
> certificates for popular CA's cost $'s don't they?

I didn't think so.  I thought that they gave the root certs away because
 the value of a cert provider is directly proportional to the amount of
software out there that can understand it's certs...

> 
> Hopefully Boris will enlighten us to the format used.
> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 

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