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Re: (ITS#5696) Patch - support Mozilla NSS for crypto operations

hyc@symas.com wrote:
> rmeggins@redhat.com wrote:
>> Full_Name: Rich Megginson
>> Version: 2.4.11 and current HEAD
>> OS: Fedora
>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/openldap-2.4.11-nss-20080911.patch
>> Submission from: (NULL) (

>> This patch allows OpenLDAP to use Mozilla NSS for crypto.  The approach uses the
>> nss_compat_ossl library.  This library allows the code to use the current
>> OpenSSL API so that the changes to the actual OpenLDAP code are minimized.  This
>> is the same approach that has been used to port several other packages to use
>> NSS instead of OpenSSL as part of the Fedora Crypto Consolidation project.

> Thanks for the patch. Some notes - for future reference, don't include diffs
> to generated files (e.g. configure), just include the diffs to the source
> (e.g. configure.in). Since "NSS" already has a well-established meaning in
> POSIX environments (Name Service Switch), I've been referring to this as
> MozNSS (Mozilla NSS) to avoid confusion.

Also please read http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html ; you haven't 
provided any of the required IPR notices. We can't touch the submission 
without them.

   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp.           http://www.symas.com
   Director, Highland Sun     http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP  http://www.openldap.org/project/