Bug#540449: gnutls version checking too strict

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Mon Aug 10 21:47:43 CEST 2009

Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org> writes:

> On 2009-08-10 Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> wrote:
>> Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
> [...]
>> > The gnutls 2.8 series will absolutely fail to work if the currently
>> > installed version of libtasn1 or libgcrypt is not greater or equal
>> > than the version gnutls was built against. This is much too cautious
> [...]
>> Hi.  Just in time for the 2.8.2 release. :-)
>> I applied it somewhat differently, see:
>> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnutls.git/commit/?id=860605be8f3b344738548ecfe0f1a6e6cb357c0b
> Thanks for fixing this very quickly.
> I will try to find time for a (2.8.3, probably ;-) upload tomorrow.

Right, please wait a day or two for 2.8.3 to avoid the double work.

I think lenny (and etch?) needs upgraded packages, though, for the
security problem.


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