[issue10441] some stdlib modules need to be updated to handle SSL certificate validation
Martin v. Löwis
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Thu Nov 18 17:18:10 CET 2010
Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:
>> The best that could be done is to provide a configuration option (e.g.
>> global variable) that should be treated as a default value, and then
>> leave it to people distributing Python to fill out this variable in a
>> sensible way.
> Actually, OpenSSL already does a similar thing (see issue10443).
This may not be satisfying to users. For example, our Windows
distribution doesn't ship with any certicates (AFAIK); I have no
clue where exactly OpenSSL would be looking for them, either.
People worried about this problem probably would want a way to
fill the list of trusted CA certificates.
title: some stdlib modules need to be updated to handle SSL certificate validation -> some stdlib modules need to be updated to handle SSL certificate validation
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