Problem with Subversion + Neon + GnuTLS 2.5

Joe Orton joe at
Sun Aug 17 22:29:33 CEST 2008

On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 10:13:36PM +0200, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> I have Neon configured with the --with-ssl=gnutls option. I use
> Neon trunk r1531 and Subversion trunk r32513. I recently upgraded
> GnuTLS from 2.4.1 to 2.5.3 and now when I try to use Subversion
> (which uses Neon) with https:// protocol I get this error:
> Ohhhh jeeee: operation is not possible without initialized secure memory
> Aborted
> This error doesn't happen when I use ra_serf instead of ra_neon.
> This error also ceases to happen after downgrading GnuTLS to 2.4.1.

Sounds like an issue in GnuTLS 2.5, I can't see any new initialization 
requirements there.  CC'ing gnutls-dev for any further clues?

Regards, Joe

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