[gnutls-dev] Porting bug fixes to 1.6.x

Ludovic Courtès ludovic.courtes at laas.fr
Fri May 25 15:08:33 CEST 2007

Hi Simon,

Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> writes:

>>   * TLS 1.2 RSA/DSA signature verification bug
>>     http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.encryption.gpg.gnutls.devel/1760
>>   * TLS 1.2 handshake bug
>>     http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.encryption.gpg.gnutls.devel/1749
> 1.6.x doesn't support TLS 1.2, so these doesn't matter, right?

Oh, right.

>> Unfortunately, an interesting bug fix may not be applicable due to
>> API/ABI-breaking issues (although it is unclear whether there really is
>> a problem since only internal functions are changed):
>>   * allow import of ASCII-armored OpenPGP private keys
>>     http://article.gmane.org/gmane.network.gnutls.general/617
>>     http://article.gmane.org/gmane.network.gnutls.general/645
>>     http://article.gmane.org/gmane.network.gnutls.general/657
> This one seems too big...  I think we could start pre-testing of 1.7.x
> targetting a stable 1.8.0 soon instead.

Yeah, if you think time has come, then that would be easier.

> It didn't work out with Savannah for now (they don't want to mirror
> other git repositories), but I'm working on getting a mirror up at
> repo.or.cz now.


I'd like to have the Guile bindings integrated by the time you release
1.8.  So I'll start the integration work from your Git repository when
it's available.



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