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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] choose one [x-net] || [security] for HARMONY-536 (JSSE provider)
Date Mon, 24 Jul 2006 09:14:18 GMT
If we create separate module for each provider then number of modules is going
to be too big... (e.g. RI has 6 or 7 providers)

Thanks,
Mikhail

2006/7/24, Stepan Mishura <stepan.mishura@gmail.com>:
> On 7/19/06, Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> >
> > A long ago we agreed that providers go into a separate module. But
> > now I think it's might be not very reasonable.
>
>
> Hi Mikhail,
>
> Why you think that is not reasonable?
>
> Here is the initial proposal:
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-harmony-dev/200601.mbox/%3c6e47b64f0601170332k3d418fabwd25a264c5e0f1532@mail.gmail.com%3e
>
> Thanks,
> Stepan.
>
> Sun keeps certificates in its own proprietary format (JKS), while we have
> > BKS from Bouncy Castle, so files will have to be converted. I can do this
> > next week
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Mikhail
> >
> > 2006/7/19, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com>:
> > >
> > >
> > > 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
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Stepan Mishura
> Intel Middleware Products Division
>
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