crypto consolidation status?

Dan Winship dwinship at
Thu May 7 18:29:28 UTC 2009

Adam Goode wrote:
>  * We are trying to use TLS from a library. The NSS documentation seems
>    to suggest that calling NSS_Init more than once is bad. It doesn't
>    look like it would be safe to call NSS_Init from a library. Really
>    NSS should be returning a context object that encapsulates all NSS
>    state, yes?


> It almost seems like a little more work is needed in NSS before it can
> really work as the one true crypto library.

Agreed. Right now it's really only designed to be used directly by
applications, not by other libraries.

-- Dan

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