[Help-gnutls] Perl binding

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Sun Jun 4 23:05:20 CEST 2006

On Fri 02 Jun 2006 17:35, Florian Weimer wrote:

Hello Florian,

> Is there some kind of Perl binding for GNUTLS?
None that I'm aware of.

> And, while I'm at it, is it possible to use GNUTLS in a
> straightforward manner with self-signed X.509 certificates (or
> OpenPGP keys)?  With "straightforward" I mean something like SSH: The
> client specifies the server key (preferably given as an in-memory
> blob), and the library will establish the connection only if the
> server key matches.  The server accepts all clients, but will then
> verify the certifcate against a user-supllied database (e.g. the
> library returns some unqiue identifier, and a callback provides the
> corresponding key material, again in memory).

Yes you could use gnutls that way. If you ask for a function to do
exactly that it doesn't exist. You may want to check the certificate
verification example to get an idea how you could do it.


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