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From Stefan Küng <>
Subject Re: AW: Should missing smart card support not be added in the release notes?
Date Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:09:22 GMT
On 05.06.2013 09:25, Markus Schaber wrote:
> Hi, Stefan,
> Von: Stefan Küng []
>> On 04.06.2013 13:56, Lieven Govaerts wrote:
>>> You are referring to a configuration where OpenSSL uses MS's CryptoAPI
>>> to use the Windows certificate store. Never used it myself, but I see
>>> that TSVN has implemented this, with an extra dialog to select a
>>> client certificate if multiple were found.
>>> I see no reason why that won't work with serf, we probably would have
>>> heard about it if not.
>>> So for Windows there's no problem, only for Mac & Linux we don't have
>>> a smart card solution in 1.8.0 at this time.
>> Some information about this:
>> [...]
>> This patched version of the CAPI engine in OpenSSL is already in use in a
>> company and works fine there.
>> In case you're interested: the patch for e_capi.c in OpenSSL is here:
> Just out of curiosity: Did you try to upstream your changes for inclusion in OpenSSL?

no, I didn't: I doubt it would have the slightest chance to get included 
since it's basically an ugly hack to get what I need. A real solution 
would require not only changing the OpenSSL code but then also serf and 
even svn to use those changes in OpenSSL.


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