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Re: Crypto consolidation in debian ?

On Apr 27, Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 07:20:55PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > The reason is that the kind of entities which require FIPS 140 probably
> > also tend to require corporate vendor support, which we do not provide.
> What is FIPS 140 and why is this important?
It is a certification required by USG and many financial customers.

> > If building a package with NSS instead of other libraries does not
> > causes relevant negative side effects then I think we should do it to
> > benefit from the improvements which NSS is receiving and to help the
> > process.
> No support for /etc/ssl?
NSS uses a different method to store certificates, but I do not think
that this is a serious problem.


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