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Old 10-15-2011, 09:56 PM
Russ Allbery
 
Default RFC transitioning to gnutls28

md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> On Oct 15, Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> wrote:

>> * It uses nettle instead of gcrypt as crypto backend[1]. Packages that

> Why?

Does that fix the problems with using GnuTLS in setuid programs?

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Old 10-16-2011, 07:34 AM
Andreas Metzler
 
Default RFC transitioning to gnutls28

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
>> On Oct 15, Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> wrote:

>>> * It uses nettle instead of gcrypt as crypto backend[1]. Packages that

>> Why?

If gcrypt supported GCM, it might be added back as supported
backend.

> Does that fix the problems with using GnuTLS in setuid programs?

Afaik it should fix this specific issue, yes.

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