[CentOS] Odd problems with CR updates

Sat Nov 30 15:02:07 UTC 2013
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 05:59:09PM -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
> As I've seen no mention of this anywhere, I've got to assume it's just me. 
> Doing some of the CR updates last night, google-chrome and firefox suddenly
> stopped working with https pages, including google itself.  I was able to
> downgrade, but wasn't sure exactly what had caused the problem. 
> Tonight, trying again, package by package, it seems that it's nss-softokn 
> that's causing the problem.  Has anyone run into something similar? 
> For example, if I upgrade to the CR version, then open chromium and type a
> search phrase, I'll get  message that this web page not available.  
> Firefox is somewhat more informative,

> ----------
> An error occurred during a connection
> to www.google.com.
> security library: invalid algorithm.
> ----------
I may have solved this.  As I was doing CR updates in bits and pieces, I
think I installed nss-softokn and didn't install nss-softokn-freebl.
Installing both at the same time seems to have fixed the issue.  

Scott Robbins
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