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Re: [opensuse-factory] crypto consolidation
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 00:08:17 +0100
  • Message-id: <20090104230817.GA7460@xxxxxxx>
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 11:33:48PM +0100, Wolfgang Rosenauer wrote:

usage of different crypto libraries is quite cluttered over the openSUSE
distribution (actually every Linux distribution).
Those include:
Mozilla's NSS

This is caused by different things and can't be avoided but I'm still
wondering about a few things:

- is there a policy which framework to use if the upstream project
offers more options?
- if there is no policy yet should there be one?
- would it make sense to join or introduce an own project like Fedora's

We are working this way, but slowly.

Mozilla NSS is the current favorite, if license permits.

Ciao, Marcus
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