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From: Rob Crittenden <>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 15:42:08 -0400

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> Hello friends!
> Here's my current work in progress patch for the new CURLOPT_CERTINFO +
> CURLINFO_CERTINFO feature set. It allows libcurl to collect an extensive
> set of info for the certificate chain of a TLS/SSL server and an API for
> apps to extract this info.
> The patch includes documentation and an example source code.
> Unfortunately, this functionality is currently only provided for libcurl
> built aginst OpenSSL, but I'll welcome all help and feedback necessary
> to make it work with GnuTLS and NSS as well. I want to address the other
> libs before introducing the feature just to make sure that the data
> returned is identical or at least similar, independently of the
> underlying lib.
> Feedback, comments?

This looks like a pretty cool idea. It is going to be a while before I
can try creating an NSS version of this, so if someone else wants to
pitch in...



Received on 2008-08-13