[gnutls-dev] Re: gnutls vs. openldap problems

Simon Josefsson jas at extundo.com
Thu Aug 11 12:19:33 CEST 2005

Matthias Urlichs <smurf at smurf.noris.de> writes:

> Hi,
> oenldap2 no longer compiles against gnutls.
> The reason are the gnutls_x509_extract_certificate_* functions.
> They now only are in gnutls-openssl, which contains GPL code and thus
> cannot be linked with openldap2. Worse, the license in libextra/openssl.c
> changed from LGPL to GPL.
> Please consider reverting this and moving this code from libextra/ to lib/.

Hi.  Sounds reasonable, except if there is a problem with those APIs.
They look rather useful to me though.  Nikos, do we want to promote
other APIs now?  In the same file, there is also
gnutls_x509_verify_certificate, I wonder if it is good.


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