[security-dev 01200]: Re: PKCS11 and Win X64?

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Sep 10 10:54:51 PDT 2009


2009/9/10 Michael StJohns <mstjohns at comcast.net>:
> That makes sense - but was a surprise.  Let me see if I can get one of the companies I work with to contribute their simulator - not to be shipped, but to be tested against.  The simulator runs at 32bits, but the pkcs11 library that talks to the simulator has builds for win 32/64 linux 32/64 and Solaris.
>

This OpenJDK7 changeset might help in the future on Windows x86_64:

http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/jdk7/jdk/rev/1ff7163fc5f7

It would be nice if it did help someone.  It doesn't help us with IcedTea.

Interesting Windows on x86_64 seems to be one of the builds that's
always tested, whereas GNU/Linux on x86_64 isn't -- strange given the
latter is older and far more widespread.
See http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk7-dev

> Mike
>
>
>
> At 08:05 PM 9/9/2009, Brad Wetmore wrote:
>>Hi Michael,
>>
>>In JDK6, the primary reason we did not ship a win64 version of the SunPKCS11 provider is that we did not have access to any PKCS#11 implementation to test with on win64. We did not want to ship something that could not be tested at all and could potentially be DOA.
>>
>>I looked for a bugid, but don't see one offhand.
>>
>>It shouldn't be too hard to enable such a build.
>>
>>Brad
>>
>>
>>Michael StJohns wrote:
>>>Any idea why the win x64 jdk and jre 6 builds  (1.6.0_16) are shipping without the sunpkcs11.jar?  The only posted bug I see on this is from 1.5 (
>>>
>>>    6571044) and its marked as resolved.
>>>    I'm in the process of moving over to an x64 system and this is a
>>>    prelim to doing an x64 build of  jdk6.  Its possible this is already
>>>    resolved, but I'm not tracking the build system stuff so it probably
>>>    got past me.
>>>    Thanks - Mike
>
>
>



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