[gnutls-dev]Re: thoughts on the gnutls API

Simon Josefsson simon+gnutls-dev at josefsson.org
Sun Dec 1 17:11:01 CET 2002

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org> writes:

> On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 10:48:52PM +0000, Andrew McDonald wrote:
>> > x509 certificate handling stuff, wrap over the libksba, to avoid
>> > maintaining/generating duplicate code[0]. This will probably be in
>> > the next major release. Are there any suggestions or comments
>> > about that?
>> Basically sounds good, however, isn't libksba GPL? Wouldn't this stop
>> non-GPL-compatible applications using gnutls under its current LGPL
>> license?
> This is a problem. I didn't notice that at the begining. So,
> at least for the time being, there will be no effort to use libksba.

How about having the current X.509 implementation in libgnutls, and
replacing the functionality with libksba in libgnutls-extra?

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