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Re: emacs-25 eaa0058: Improve documentation of 'gnutls-verify-error'

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: emacs-25 eaa0058: Improve documentation of 'gnutls-verify-error'
Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 09:26:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Eli Zaretskii) writes:

>  (defcustom gnutls-verify-error nil
> -  "If non-nil, this should be a list of checks per hostname regex or t."
> +  "If non-nil, this should be t or a list of checks per hostname regex.
> +If nil, the default, failures in certificate verification will be
> +logged (subject to `gnutls-log-level'), but the connection will be
> +allowed to proceed.
> +If the value is a list, it should have the form
> +
> +
> +where each HOST-REGEX is a regular expression to be matched
> +against the hostname, and FLAGS is either t or a list of
> +one or more verification flags.  The supported flags and the
> +corresponding conditions to be tested are:
> +
> +  :trustfiles -- certificate must be issued by a trusted authority.
> +  :hostname   -- hostname must match presented certificate's host name.
> +  t           -- all of the above conditions are tested.
> +
> +If the condition test fails, an error will be signaled.
> +
> +If the value of this variable is t, every connection will be subjected
> +to all of the tests described above."
>    :group 'gnutls
>    :version "24.4"
>    :type '(choice

Wouldn't this be a candidate for connection-local variables?


Best regards, Michael.

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