RFC: root cert tool
kuba at mareimbrium.org
Wed Aug 15 13:24:06 CDT 2007
On Wednesday 15 August 2007, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> "Juan Lang" <juan.lang at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Do we really need them in the registry at all? It would seem a lot
> >> safer to load them directly from some system dir.
> > The trouble is not knowing which is the correct system dir / file. It
> > changes from distro to distro, from version to version. Guessing
> > seems less safe (to me) than getting them from some known-good source,
> > or from allowing the user to specify the correct source.
> As long as you don't try paths under /home, even a moderate amount of
> guessing seems safer than storing them in a user-writable file. How
> many different paths are there really?
This should be a configure-time parameter to be set by packagers in the distro
specific manner. Seems like a "duh" to me. Wine won't be the first software
set up like this.
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