[Opendnssec-develop] packaging questions about softhsm

Rickard Bellgrim rickard.bellgrim at iis.se
Fri Mar 4 09:42:58 UTC 2011

On 4 mar 2011, at 01.11, Paul Wouters wrote:

> I'm packaging opendnssec for Fedora/RHEL/Centos and have a few questions.

Rachid Zarouali, Ville Mattila, and Tim Verhoeven, on the user's list, were working on packaging opendnssec 6 months ago. Do not know the current status of that.

> For now, involving the softhsm:
> - The libsofthsm.so is not versioned. This creates an error for packaging. Is
>   there is reason behind this? Can numbered sonames be used?

The version number in the library file name was dropped because SoftHSM was change from a shared library to a loadable module.

> - If a thirdparty would want to use libsofthsm, would they not need some
>   include files? Currently none are installed. I assume they would need
>   src/lib/Soft*.h ? I would like to install these in /usr/include/softhsm/

That is the pkcs11.h from RSA Labs (or the Scute project). What do we think, should we install it?

// Rickard

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