[Announce] Libksba 1.0.4 released
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Sep 22 10:51:51 CEST 2008
We are pleased to announce version 1.0.4 of Libksba.
Libksba is an X.509 and CMS (PKCS#7) library. It is for example
required to build the S/MIME part of GnuPG-2 (gpgsm). The only build
requirement for Libksba itself is the libgpg-error package. There are
no other dependencies; actual cryptographic operations need to be done
by the user. Libksba is distributed under the GPLv3+. There are no
user tools accompanying this software, thus it is mostly relevant to
This is a maintenance release.
You may download the library and its OpenPGP signature from:
As an alternative you may use a patch file to upgrade the previous
version of the library:
(the reason for the large patch file is due to newer version of files
from the build systems) or from any mirror of that server
SHA-1 checksums are:
Noteworthy changes in version 1.0.4 (2008-09-22)
* Write smimeCapabilities according to RFC3851 to help Mozilla.
* Support DSA.
* The visibility attribute is now used if supported by the toolchain.
Commercial support contracts for Libksba are available, and they help
finance continued maintenance. g10 Code, a Duesseldorf based company
owned and headed by Libksba's principal author, is currently funding
its development. We are always looking for interesting development
projects. See also http://www.gnupg.org/service.html .
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