Subject: Re: [boost] svn.boost.org SSL cert errro
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-07 18:33:46
On 7 Apr 2015 at 11:08, Beman Dawes wrote:
> > The certificatie of svn.boost.org has expired (two weeks ago)..
> We are working on getting a new certificate, and setting up a procedure to
> avoid the expired certificate problem in the future. It is taking a bit of
> time, however.
In case people aren't aware, to renew the kind of cert which expired
you need to prove your identity which includes a proof of address
which usually means a snail mail card in the post with a verification
code plus lots of mailing identity documents to people. This is why
it takes weeks. I have several alarms in my phone to remind me in the
weeks leading up to cert expiry so I don't forget.
I will admit some surprise the Boost certs weren't all renewed
immediately after Heartbleed. It might be a good idea to renew the
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