[blfs-dev] Certificate Authorities Certificates

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Fri Aug 23 04:59:38 PDT 2013

Em 22-08-2013 11:08, Bruce Dubbs escreveu:
> Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
>> Three points:
>> First one, I could do, but the other ones, I would prefer, either is a
>> too important decision or it is too big for me, but if necessary, can try.
>> 1. Minor one, but noticed it, yesterday:
>> In the book,
>> cleaning: rm -r certs BLFS-ca-bundle*
>> However, certdata.txt is left. Is it intentional, or should be cleaned too:
>> rm -r certs BLFS-ca-bundle certdata.txt
> That's the downloaded data.  Leaving it was intentional.  Do you delete 
> the tarballs after you install the package?


>> 2. Minor one, too:
>> Never understood: wget is explicitly used, but only optional. Perhaps,
>> should be placed at "Recommended" or "Required", alternatively, the
>> comment "a web browser may be used instead of wget but the file will
>> need to be saved with the name certdata.txt" could be closer to "Optional"?
> You can change it to Recommended.  There are alternate ways to fetch the 
> data, but the instructions do assume wget.


>> 3. This, I think is important, although, can be delayed. However, it
>> might be good having it for an eventual BLFS-7.4.
>> DJ requested a "blob" with how to install or update cacerts for OJDK, in
>> this page. I would like to open a ticket for us not to forget this. If
>> needed, I could help. For example, if a xml could be sent to me with the
>> places and some comments of the new items, and them, I could insert the
>> commands.
> That's fine.  You never need 'permission' to open a ticket.  It can 
> always be closed.  Since I don't do much java, I really don't have an 
> opinion of the OJDK cacerts, but it does seem reasonable.



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