[Swan-dev] notes from meeting nss guys

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Thu Feb 26 22:23:02 EET 2015

On Tue, 24 Feb 2015, Matt Rogers wrote:

> Yes, the re-write uses the SQL format database which is for allowing
> simultaneous access. Now the decoding, verification, revocation checking
> and importing of certificates is handled by a helper program that does
> its own initialization of what will be pluto's 'runtime' nss db in the
> SQL format. When it imports certificates, pluto is able to pick those up
> right away, so it works well.

When you say "runtime" you mean an ephemeral store right? I think Bob
called this the "cached nss db". That is, the "runtime" nss.db is the
file based nss.db plus the cached nss.db. On stop the cache is lost.


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