libtasn1-1.6 removed libtasn1-config though gnutls still uses it

Simon Josefsson simon at
Fri Nov 14 12:30:27 CET 2008

Daniel Black <dragonheart at> writes:

>> Sure, we'll add it until gnutls 2.7.x has been released stable, it
>> doesn't use libtasn1-config anymore.  Do you know of any other software
>> that uses libtasn1-config?
> of all the gentoo packages that depend on libtasn1 only gnome-keyring-2.22.
> {2,3} did use libtasn1-config
> There's no bug reports about including using pkgconfig for later versions on 
> gnome-keyring,

Can you file one?  Libtasn1-config will go away with libtasn1 v2.0.

>> Given that the libtasn1 master branch introduces an ABI break,
> is it an API break as well? I think I saw from the discussion it was.

Yes, v2.0 will remove one struct from libtasn1.h that were never
intended to be exported, so strictly speaking it is an API break --
however we don't think any projects have been using that struct.


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