HOWTO - OS X - how can I use sslcertfile
Rainer M Krug
Rainer at krugs.de
Wed Aug 6 17:39:50 BST 2014
Justin Abrahms <justin at abrah.ms> writes:
> Rainer M Krug <Rainer <at> krugs.de> writes:
>> I had the problem, that I dad to regularly (sometimes daily) have to
>> switch between different cert_fingerprints for gmail.
>> Now under Linux I was using the sslcacertfile, and it worked perfectly,
>> but I did not find a solution for OS X thanks to a question on
>> superuser.com :
>> 1) Install curl-ca-bundle using e.g. homebrew:
>> | brew install curl-ca-bundle
>> 2) Now the certificates are installed, and you can use them by adding
>> | sslcacertfile = /usr/local/opt/curl-ca-bundle/share/ca-bundle.crt
>> to the .offlineimaprc file in the appropriate repository
>> You can also use Macports, but then the path will be:
>> | sslcacertificate = /opt/local/share/curl/curl-ca-bundle.crt
>> Hope that this is useful for somebody,
>>  http://superuser.com/questions/262809/where-do-i-install-certificates-so-that-wget-and-
> Thanks, Rainer.
> This was helpful. Just to update this for the next person who finds
> curl-ca-bundle doesn't exist in homebrew anymore thanks to this PR.
> To fix that, download the ca-cert bundle from
> curl-ca-bundle-1.87.tar.bz2 and copy the ca-bundle.crt file to
> /usr/local/etc/openssl/certs/ You'll probably need to run
> /usr/local/opt/openssl/bin/c_rehash to make openssl take count of the
> new certs.
> Also, instead of using sslcacertificate, the new option is
> sslcacertfile, so use that in your config.
Thanks for updating this - mine is still working, so I didn't realize
that it has changed.
In principle, I would agree with the link you provide, but does
somebody know how one can use the approach outlined there?
> : https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/pull/28658
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