gnutls 0.2.0, Re: gnutls 0.2.0

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Aug 8 19:01:01 CEST 2001

On Wed, 8 Aug 2001 15:44:36 +0100 (BST), Philip Hazel said:

> Fine by me. I'm afraid I know nothing about GNU TLS. Will it require

Version is 0.2.1 :-)  Gnu TLS should at some time in the future
replace the use of OpenSSL which has the license incompatibilities
with the GPL.

> source hacking in Exim? The current code is all contained in a single
> source module which makes OpenSSL calls. Presumably this could easily be
> modified if the API is different.

That makes it easier.

On Wed, 8 Aug 2001 16:49:44 +0200, Robert van der Meulen said:

> How hard will it be to transition ? How much stability can i expect from
> gnutls ?

None.  GNUTLS is really alpha.  I justed wanted to coordinate with you
than noone else is doing such stuff.

> As the freeze is coming closer, i'm a bit hesitant to adding an exim-tls to
> debian until it's really stable.

Sure, I do not expected that it will go into Debian before it really
works and we have done a security audit.

> There is a 'gnutls' ITP for Debian, and i personally know the maintainer.
> I'll talk to him and see if we can get things in sync.

Well, it should really go into experimental.



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