[PATCH] add gnutls_certificate_find_issuer

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Tue Feb 19 22:14:39 CET 2008

Joe Orton wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 10:21:50AM +0000, Joe Orton wrote:
>> This patch adds a function which finds the issuer of a given certificate 
>> within a credentials structure.  This is useful so that clients can 
>> easily recreate the complete server cert chain given only the single 
>> cert returned by the peer.
>> (e.g. in the case where gnutls_certificate_set_x509_trust_file() is 
>> used, the client doesn't have the individual issuer cert structures to 
>> compare against directly.)
>> This and the previously submitted patch allow the two remaining failures 
>> in neon's SSL test suite to be fixed :)
> The patch submitted for this had a typo and wouldn't compile; here's an 
> updated version:

Hello Joe,
  In which case is a function like this needed? I'm thinking maybe 
exporting the included structures that would need, would better than 
having functions to perform operations on them.


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