On Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:17:28 AM UTC-4, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Tue, 13 May 2014 06:32:28 -0700 (PDT)
> > I'm trying to use git to connect to a https server that requires PKI
> > certificates for authentication. I'm running git on RHEL 6.x, so it
> > is using the NSS libraries (I believe).
> > When I attempt to clone the git repo on the https server, I get
> > * Initializing NSS with certpath: sql:/etc/pki/nssdb
> > * NSS error -8018
> > I then set the environment variable SSL_DIR to ~/.ssl which does
> > change the certpath but I get the same error.
> If Git throws the same error, I'd say there are just two possibilities:
> * /etc/pki/nssdb is hard-coded to Git (or, rather, supposedly to the
> cURL's code -- Git uses libcurl for HTTP[S] access, and that, in
> turn, uses some backend to do HTTPS -- libnss in your case, it seems).
> * This env. variable is not exported so that it's seen in your shell
> but the Git process does not inherit it which causes libnss to
> use the default value for that path.
> What happens if you do
> $ export SSL_DIR="$HOME/.ssl"
> $ git clone ...
When I do:
setenv SSL_DIR /home/myusername/.ssl
and then run git it does successfully incorporate this path:
* Initializing NSS with certpath: sql:/home/myusername/.ssl
* NSS error -8018
but it's not picking up the certificate info, likely do to my .gitconfig
not being set correctly.
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