Using system SSL certificates...

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Mon Feb 1 14:03:43 GMT 2010

Andreas Hartmetz wrote:

> On Friday 29 January 2010 20:42:52 Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> > So all KDE has to do is stop overriding Qt's default certificate
>> > bundle.
>> I'm a little confused now, in the sample patch here,
>> It seems you say something close to the opposite.
>> "Make KTcpSocket use the KDE CA certificate store, not the sample by
>>  Qt."
>> (or perhaps there are multiple issues going on here, and I'm just
>> succeeding in confusing myself).
> I think the idea is to use Qt's bundle after it has been updated. At the
> time (and up to now) it had not been updated.

I know that... I was asking more in the hypothetical case of someone using a 
patched qt to already use a system-wide ca-bundle.  Will (unpatched) kde 
naturally benefit from that or not? 

Based on the patch comment I referenced, it seemed the answer was yes.  But 
now, I'm not so sure.

-- Rex

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