[gnutls-devel] interoperability issue 3.3.x vs. 3.5.5

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Wed Oct 26 18:05:51 CEST 2016

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 3:46 PM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
<nmav at gnutls.org> wrote:
>> So the new gnutls code doesn't do anything wrong by replying with an
>> empty "status_request" extension, even if there is no chance of sending
>> a CertificateStatus message, just the old versions can't handle it.
> I think that I should revert that behavior, and make sure that the
> releases are compatible between them. An even better move would be to
> add an interop check between 3.3.x and the latest master.

It was not as straight-forward as I initially thought, but it was
possible to revert the 3.5.5 behavior and keeping the semantics. An
initial attempt is at:


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