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A new DER decoder was introduced in NSS 3.6. This created the need for some test cases. Terry created an ASN.1 test program with 16 DER tests that was used to check and review the code. It needs to be integrated into our automated NSS QA test suite.
Created attachment 103920 [details] source code for the latest version of Terry's test program This still needs some work before it can be integrated.
Moved to target milestone 3.8 because the original NSS 3.7 release has been renamed 3.8.
Target Milestone: 3.7 → 3.8
Remove target milestone of 3.8, since these bugs didn't get into that release.
Target Milestone: 3.8 → ---
This test program needs to be cleaned up so the result can be machine-tested , rather than only human-readable as it is currently. When that's done, it should be integrated with all.sh .
Assignee: julien.pierre.bugs → jason.m.reid
Summary: need DER decoder tests → clean up and integrate DER decoder tests with all.sh
This bug talks about integrating "DER decoder tests" but it really refers to just one test program written by Terry. We have numerous other tests for our DER decoder, including a) the NISCC tests (~8 million test cases) b) my collection of certs that have given us trouble in the past, and for which I wrote a small (trivial) test script. Not all of these certs are suitable for public use (that is, we don't have all their owners' permissions to make them part of the mozilla repository). Those things could also be integrated into NSS testing. Are they beyond the scope of this bug? IMO, either (a) this bug's subject should be changed to mention integrating Terry's test program, or b) this bug should be widened to include the integration of our other cert test resources.
Nelson, Thanks for the reminder. Jason is well aware of the NISCC test suite for certificates. I just don't think we want to have that in all.sh due to the length of time it takes to run the entire test suite.
Summary: clean up and integrate DER decoder tests with all.sh → clean up and integrate Terry's DER decoder test program with all.sh
QA Contact: bishakhabanerjee → jason.m.reid
Assignee: jason.m.reid → nobody
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
QA Contact: jason.m.reid → test
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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