Where have the certificates in libpurple gone?

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
Tue Jun 22 21:23:32 UTC 2010

On 06/22/2010 05:04 PM, Gavin Simpson wrote:
> On 22 June 2010 21:33, Kevin J. Cummings <cummings at kjchome.homeip.net> wrote:
>> On 06/22/2010 04:05 PM, Gavin Simpson wrote:
>>> yum whatprovides */GTE_CyberTrust_Global_Root.pem
>> Have you looked at: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=576721 ?
>> --
>> Kevin J. Cummings
> Thanks Kevin. No I hadn't seen this - I did a search on bugzilla and
> tried to find the libpurple component to via all bugs to see if this
> or similar had been reported/discussed, but didn't come across the bug
> you posted.

It was listed in the changelog for the libpurple RPM:

	rpm -q --changelog libpurple

> OK, so the certificate I want is in a bundle provided in the
> ca-certificates package. Can NetworkManager handle such a certificate
> bundle? If so, how does it know to / how do I specify it use the
> required certificate in the bundle?

When I did an rpm -ql ca-certificates, all I got was this:

> /etc/pki/java
> /etc/pki/java/cacerts
> /etc/pki/tls
> /etc/pki/tls/cert.pem
> /etc/pki/tls/certs
> /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt

When I looked at the last file, the 2nd certificate seems to be for GTE
CyberTrust Root, and the 3rd for GTE CyberTrust Global Root.

I don't know how you use them, but the change seems to be related to the
2.7 release of pidgin/libpurple.  You might want to contact the person
who fixed the bug for further information about how you need to use the

> Cheers,
> Gavin

Kevin J. Cummings
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