NAME - CRL downloader and installer


DESCRIPTION downloads a CRL from the URL, verifies it against root certificates directory and installs it into a CRL directory for use of OpenSSL-based applications. Both direcotries use the OpenSSL directory structure (see x509(1), crl(1)).



Log output messages to standard error, as well as the system log. unless
this option is set no output is generated which is suitable for L<cron(8)>

RETURN VALUE returns one of the following exit values:

  1. 0 Success.
  2. 1 Error in options and/or arguments
  3. 2 Error creating temporary working directory
  4. 3 Error downloading the CRL
  5. 4 Error parsing the CRL
  6. 5 The CRL could not be verified
  7. 6 The CRL could not be installed


Milan Sova


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Copyright 2005 by Milan Sova, <>

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.


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