[gnutls-devel] How to configure GnuTLS on MinGW?
eliz at gnu.org
Sat Dec 13 20:23:33 CET 2014
> From: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org>
> Cc: gnutls-devel at lists.gnutls.org
> Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19:23:31 +0100
Thanks for responding.
> > --without-p11-kit
> > I do have p11-kit built and installed, but I wonder whether it is
> > useful on Windows to build GnuTLS with it. At least for the
> > certificate storage, I see in the sources that lib/system.c is
> > capable of using Windows's own certificates. However,
> > ENABLE_PKCS11 is present in quite a few other locations in the
> > sources, so certificates seems to be not the only part of GnuTLS's
> > functionality that needs p11-kit. What GnuTLS features might
> > benefit from p11-kit?
> That would be whether you need support for PKCS #11 smart cards or so.
> It is not straightforward to use them in windows, and unlike linux your
> application must setup the pkcs11 libraries etc. If you don't do that,
> then most probably you don't need it.
Can you elaborate a bit about "setting up the pkcs11 libraries"? I do
have p11-kit built for Windows and installed, so what else is needed?
Thanks for the other answers, they really help.
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