RFR 8189131: Open-source the Oracle JDK Root Certificates
dalibor.topic at oracle.com
Tue Dec 5 09:52:48 UTC 2017
On 05.12.2017 10:08, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>> I think the folks from the AdoptOpenJDK project are using this option
>> (CC-ed adoption-discuss). I'm not sure if they want to drop their root
>> certificates in favor of the new ones.
> Maybe they can upstream their root certs as well, if it seems prudent?
Afaik, pretty much all downstream builds use the Mozilla PKI
certificates. It already has a very active upstream at Mozilla, so
upstreaming it into OpenJDK doesn't make a lot of sense. ;)
> The only reason this was made an option is
> that the OpenJDK distribution didn't include a root store at all by
> default, so *all* users needed to provide one for it to be usable. Now
> that this changes, the need to have build support to replace it
> diminishes greatly.
Fwiw, it can still be easily replaced on installation of a package by a
symbolic link to (or a copy of) the Mozilla root certificates, for
example. So I don't think that it's necessary for the build support to
remain, once this change goes in.
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