[vlc-devel] SYSCONFDIR optional when looking for root certs ?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Jun 21 23:08:49 CEST 2010

On Mon, 21 Jun 2010 22:59:41 +0200, Francois Cartegnie <fcvlcdev at free.fr>
> TLS root certificates are curently read from:
> $SYSCONFDIR/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt
> This can't work with prefixed installs, unless someone thought about
> recreating a CA directory with the right certificates.

> I would suggest a small change:
> Look into the prefixed dir and if $SYSCONFDIR/etc/ doesn't exists, then
> fallback and change lookup prefix to '/' and fetch system's ones.

That suggestion makes absolutely no sense at all. autoconf has sysconfdir
to /usr/local/etc by default. Most packagers change it /etc from the
configure invocation line (--sysconfdir=/etc), depending on the target
system file hierarchy.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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