[Nut-upsdev] porting nut to use nss for crypto (was: Re: /sbin/upsdrvctl unable to shutdown UPS due to (unmounted) shared library)

Michal Hlavinka mhlavink at redhat.com
Tue Sep 1 09:40:52 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 01 September 2009 09:07:09 Arjen de Korte wrote:
> Citeren Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com>:
> > We would like to use nss for cryptography instead of OpenSSL. Reason for
> > this is mostly for FIPS 140 validation.
> >
> > See:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraCryptoConsolidation
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/CryptoConsolidationEval
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/CryptoConsolidationScorecard
> >
> > also OpenSuSE prefers to use the nss for cryptography for the same reason
> > ( http://en.opensuse.org/SharedCertStore )
> The above makes lots of sense.
> > Would it be possible to use nss instead of openssl?
> Most likely, yes.
> > #ifdef blocks would be enough. I can prepare patches. What's your
> > opinion?
> I would certainly welcome an effort to standardize here, so please
> provide patches if you have any available. Preferably for the SVN
> trunk version, but if you only have them for older versions, I could
> probably port them to the latest version.
> Best regards, Arjen

No, I don't have them yet. I prefer to ask before investing paid time to 
anything. Not every upstream accept patches. I'll prepare them for the trunk 
version and let you know when it's ready.


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