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CAcert root certificate as a part of openSUSE

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CAcert is organisation issuing free SSL certificates for everyone. It could be useful, when
root certificate will be a standard part of openSUSE distro. A
lot of people and companies using their certificates. Some other Linux/*nix distributions has CAcert root certificate
also included .


icons/user_comment.png S. M. wrote: (7 years ago)

Since openSUSE 11.3 has been already released, I've changed the target pruduct from 11.3 to distribution.

And, please explain how we can implement this feature in our distribution, if you can.

icons/user_comment.png R. B. wrote: (7 years ago)

> please explain how we can implement this feature in our distribution, if you can.

Valid question. I'm not an expert in this matter, but let me try.
The root key can be retrieved from:
And i think that it should be installed in:

icons/user_comment.png G. H. wrote: (7 years ago)

From openSuSE11.1,we added a new package openssl-certs,which deliver all certs departed from the original openssl package.And the left work is to update this package if needed.(And,updating the package dependency is needed, and I guess this should already been done.)

icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (6 years ago)

Ludwig, is this something to add for ca-certificates?

icons/user_comment.png L. N. wrote: (6 years ago)

No. The cacert root cert is available in the package ca-certificates-cacert since 11.3.

icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (6 years ago)

OK, so we can mark this as done.

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