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Re: GnuTLS and the “trust store”

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: GnuTLS and the “trust store”
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 16:12:25 +0100
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

>> I'm trying to understand the problem here, the problem why
>> packages like darcs, pbpst, and others are just sitting, waiting
>> for months because of issues with cURL.
> What is “these issues with cURL”?  It builds fine, and it’s perfectly
> usable as long as /etc/ssl/certs is populated.

I still think that we ought to patch libcurl such that it checks the
environment variable CURL_CA_BUNDLE.  NixOS used to do this in the past,

It’s an easy fix and allows us to solve the problem at the root instead
of trying to come up with a fix for every user of libcurl.

~~ Ricardo

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