[arch-dev-public] introducing ca-certificates

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Mon Jun 2 02:53:21 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-02 at 02:13 +0200, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Am Mittwoch 28 Mai 2008 21:31:33 schrieb Roman Kyrylych:
> > This reminds me a feature request about providing more root
> > certificates in a separate package (more than in previous openssl
> > package).
> I have just put such a package (ca-certificates) into testing. It includes all 
> the certs Debian trusts, which should not be that bad. :-)
> They provide an update-script and the possibility to enable/disable some 
> certs.
> Please give it a tr and tell me what you think. I plan to move it into extra 
> and make it an optional package.

Nice. I'll update java-gcj-compat to use these soon. At this moment the
java-gcj-compat certificate db is created from a large certificate file
we have in SVN. Does the ca-certificates update thing contain any
support for hooks so the java-gcj-compat certdb can be rebuilt on

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