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Re: ca-certificates symlinks out of /etc

Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 12:52:03PM +0100, Joey Schulze wrote:
> > 
> > Maybe one improvement would be to reduce the number of links in this
> > directory to one per certificate.  Currently for each certificate
> > provided by ca-certificates the certificate has a link to /usr/share/..
> > and the hash has a link to the other link.  Wouldn't it be possible to
> > only create the hash link as a symbolic link to /usr/share/...?
> I'm not sure the current c_rehash supports that.  People (or scripts)
> may want to run c_rehash on /etc/ssl/certs, at which point it would
> remove the hash links, and you have nothing left.

Are the hashes recalculated randomly?  Which programs do that?
(since I was left with a missing hash several times, at least
I don't seem to have such a program installed)



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