[openssl-project] Help deciding on PR 6341 (facilitate reading PKCS#12 objects in OSSL_STORE)

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Fri Jun 1 23:08:04 UTC 2018

> On Jun 1, 2018, at 6:47 PM, Richard Levitte <levitte at openssl.org> wrote:
> Ah, forgot one important detail:  it is well understood that *all*
> file based objects will get the same requirements, right?  That goes
> for anything protected through PKCS#5 as well (good ol' PEM
> encryption, PKCS#8 objects and whatever else I forget...)

Canonicalize when importing for use with the store API.  Not sure
whether wchar_t though, just octet string in UTF-8 seems saner.
That is the password is an opaque byte string, not a character
string in the platform's encoding of i18n strings.


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