[FGS] Curl --with-ca-bundle

Julien-Samuel Lacroix jlacroix at mapgears.com
Mon Apr 21 11:53:33 EDT 2008


For the records the best way to support this seems to be to implement 
the support for the ca bundle file inside MapServer (or any other 
application). Other projects like Open Office faced this problem and 
solved it that way too.


Julien-Samuel Lacroix wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to install Curl in FGS with the SSL option. However Curl use a 
> file that contains valid SSL certificate provider. If I didn't miss 
> anything, the location of this file is either define in the code of the 
> application (i.e. in MapServer) or with ./configure --with-ca-bundle=FILE
> See:
> http://curl.netmirror.org/docs/sslcerts.html
> With FGS, we really don't know where the $FGS_HOME will be at compile 
> time so the file is never at the right location. Any idea how to solve 
> this?
> Using a relative path is seeking the trouble I think since I don't know 
> we will be relative to where. The best would be to be able to tell it 
> $FGS_HOME/something, but I don't think it's possible.
> Julien
> PS: Here's the content of the file ca-bundle.h
> (I used:
> ./configure --with-ca-bundle=/lib/test/testfile.ca)
> /* This file is generated automatically */
> #define CURL_CA_BUNDLE "/lib/test/testfile.ca"
> #undef CURL_CA_PATH /* unknown default path */

Julien-Samuel Lacroix

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