hangs with active p11-kit modules

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Tue Aug 14 22:33:00 CEST 2012

On 08/14/2012 10:25 PM, Stef Walter wrote:

> On 08/14/2012 06:11 PM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
>> There is no such notion as an unlocked smart card. A key may be
>> protected by PIN in the smart card but it is not mandatory.
>> Nevertheless, the gnutls initialization only initializes the pkcs11
>> driver, which reports the number of slots available etc, it doesn't
>> access any smart card. I wouldn't expect a long delay on that, unless
>> there is some issue in the driver you're using.
> The opensc driver when used with a Feitan token has this issue.
> C_Initialize takes forever. :(

In that case Sven, could you report this delay to opensc or the pkcs11
module you're using?


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