Re: slot attributes & last call

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Thu, 18 December 2014 00:47 UTC

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Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:47:22 -0600
From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
To: Jaroslav Imrich <jaroslav.imrich@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: slot attributes & last call
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On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:23:02AM +0100, Jaroslav Imrich wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 1:15 AM, Jan Pechanec <jan.pechanec@oracle.com>
> wrote:
> > >I think so.  This is really for Jan to answer.  Maybe the Solaris
> > >libpkcs11 should just ensure a meaningful (stable and distinct) slot
> > >label.  If that could be done then slot-id could be excluded here.
> > >
> > >Jan?
> >
> >         for example, metaslot on Solaris is always 0 so slot-id=0
> > would be reliable there to use to access the soft token.  Jan.
> 
> And there is no other URI that could identify that slot without the slot-id
> attribute? i.e. pkcs11:slot-description=metaslot

I would think so.  Maybe Jan misunderstood my question; he certainly
didn't answer it.

Nico
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