Setting gnutls to use nettle instead of libgcrypt

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Sat Jul 30 08:11:48 CEST 2011

On 07/30/2011 07:53 AM, Totony wrote:

>> You have made a big assumption about the relationship between
>> libgcrypt and aria2 - that is is via gnutls. The ldd output for
>> /usr/lib/
> above
>> suggests that assumption is wrong.
> I assumed this for quite good reasons, but I think I will recheck
> this today. (The maintainer of the Git branch of aria2 I am using
> said this : "It seems initialization error of gnutls(which
> initializes libgcrypt internally), but I've never met this before".
> So, even if I'm not really invested in the coding of that program, I
> assumed that they used gnutls to take care of the libgcrypt related
> scripts (I checked the code a bit, and found calls of the gnutls
> functions too)). Source :
> and 

As I noticed from your previous mails GnuTLS is linked with nettle
(only). It might be that aria is using libgcrypt and was depending
on gnutls to initialize it that is no longer the case. This is
why you see the error message.


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