C++ classes

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at courier-mta.com
Tue Sep 25 00:35:28 CEST 2012

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos writes:

> On 09/24/2012 07:02 AM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> > Earlier this year I mentioned that I was working on C++ classes that
> > used the GnuTLS library. This was not really a dedicated set of C++
> > classes, but a part of a larger collection of C++ classes and templates.
> >
> > The class library is now in a fairly usable shape: http://www.libcxx.org
> > – its GnuTLS portion (http://www.libcxx.org/gnutls.html) does not C++ify
> > all parts of the GnuTLS library API, just the bits needed to establish
> > client and server-side TLS session, and certificate management.
> Thank you. I'll update the web site (savanah seems to be down) to
> mention that.
> btw. I notice that you discuss the RSA-EXPORT ciphersuites. Is there any
> particular reason for that? They are not be used today and I'm not aware
> of any countries that specifically allow them but not the strong ones. I
> plan to remove them from gnutls completely in one of the upcoming releases.

No particular reason, just that they were always there, so I always had some  
code that chewed them. As soon as they don't compile any more, I'll get rid  
of them.

Are those functions marked as deprecated? I pay attention to compiler  
warnings, but I don't recall seeing any warnings about them.

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