Pidgin Root Certificates

Nathan Walp nwalp at
Wed Aug 29 18:51:51 EDT 2007

William Ehlhardt wrote:
> Recently my "Certificate Manager" summer of code project was merged to
> trunk. Since it adds a Mozilla-like "please confirm this server's
> certificate" request dialog, some of you may be experiencing annoying
> popups. If you do, I would like you to do the following:
> 1. Accept the Certificate
> 2. Go to Tools->Certificates
> 3. Select the relevant server and export the certificate to a file.
> 4. File a ticket [1]. Attach the exported certificate, and specify
> which protocol you are connecting to, as well as the server the
> certificate is for. Assign it to wehlhard
> I am especially interested in servers that cause "root certificate
> unknown" requests, as the root certificates used to sign these are
> good candidates for inclusion in Pidgin.
> Thanks,
> -William
> [1]

Should this be working for ssl-nss, or just ssl-gnutls?  I'm not getting 
  any prompts with ssl-nss.


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