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Re: Testing the gnutls support

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Testing the gnutls support
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 15:11:41 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110016 (No Gnus v0.16) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 01 Apr 2011 17:39:21 +0200 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> 

>> So, from the proto-stream.el perspective, you would try the connection
>> and if it fails, look at `gnutls-rejected-certificates' for an entry
>> relevant to the connection you just failed to make.  You would then ask
>> the user "do you want to accept certificate?" and show the info; if they
>> accept you'd save to ~/.emacs.d/certs/SERVER[.PORT].pem.

LMI> Do we really need to save the certificate?  Wouldn't just noting that we
LMI> accepted the cert suffice?

Yes, because another invalid certificate presented by the same host
shouldn't be automatically accepted.  Are you OK with the rest of the
flow?  I can add at least the defcustoms and UI necessary to the GnuTLS
patch, and maybe add the proto-stream.el glue.


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