guile self-tests fail in v.2.5?

Simon Josefsson simon at
Wed Jul 2 18:16:27 CEST 2008

ludo at (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Simon Josefsson <simon at> writes:
>> On the master trunk there has been some heavy internal changes recently,
>> but no incompatible API changes as far as I understand, and now the
>> guile self-tests fails:
>> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/jas/src/gnutls/guile/tests'
>> guile: uncaught throw to gnutls-error: (#<gnutls-error-enum The Diffie Hellman prime sent by the server is not acceptable (not long enough).> handshake)
>> make[3]: *** [check-TESTS] Interrupt
> This is `anonymous-auth.scm': `gnutls_handshake ()' returns
> `GNUTLS_E_DH_PRIME_UNACCEPTABLE' (whose error message is displayed
> above).
> Adding debugging output (which involves uncommenting the
> `set-log-level!' and `set-log-procedure!' calls at the top of the file)
> shows that the error is returned past `auth_dh_common.c:289'.

Thanks, that allowed me to track down the problem.  It was a silly typo
in the dh generation code:;a=commitdiff;h=bc11d56f6461ff0a2afcae7f864bed54a7b337c1

Just getting the gnutls debug log is often sufficient to solve problems
like this.  I know how to do that for the guile code now...


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