Bug#946540: closed by Andreas Metzler <ametzler at bebt.de> (Re: Bug#946540: Revise README.Debian)

積丹尼 Dan Jacobson jidanni at jidanni.org
Tue Dec 10 22:57:14 GMT 2019

>>>>> "AM" == Andreas Metzler <ametzler at bebt.de> writes:

>> OK, but the user doesn't know what to fill in for e.g.,

>> commonName = Server name (eg. ssl.domain.tld; required!!!)
>> commonName_max = 64

AM> If they have a stable they will know. If they do not, there is not
AM> correct response.

So the typical laptop owner could never fill this field in correctly.

>> Thus for users on their own personal computers, perhaps add a note to
>> README, that the warnings can safely be ignored.

AM> Ok.

Indeed, for the typical laptop owner, there should be some setting in
dc_typical_laptop_owner='take care of all that certificate stuff for me and dont put warnings in mainlog'

That way he could focus on real warnings, and not warnings about things
he could never fix even if he wanted.

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