Magnus Hagander wrote:
Also, last I checked OpenSSL didn't ship with Windows and Kerberos
encryption did.
How long ago did you check? I've been using OpenSSL on windows for many
years. Actually, it was supported just fine on Windows back when it was
added to PostgreSQL *at least*.
I didn't say *available for download*, I said *ship with*. That is, does a Windows Vista Pro box from the factory come with OpenSSL on it? It does come with Microsoft SSPI, although I don't know compatibility issues.


No, of course not. Microsoft OSes don't ship with *any* third party
software. So yeah, didn't get what you meant, and you do have a point
there. Provided the SSPI stuff actually does gssapi encryption - but
I'll trust the people who say it does. I've only ever used the
authentication parts myself.

I think it's largely irrelevant though - I can't see us shipping a non-ssl enabled build now (thats not to say we wouldn't add SSPI support of course).

/D

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