gnutls 2.8.6 release candidate

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Sat Jan 23 10:59:44 CET 2010

Hi Simon,

Am 20.01.2010 um 16:35 schrieb Simon Josefsson:
> Dagobert Michelsen <dam at> writes:
>> This issue about gpg-error and lnsl we talked about has not been
>> resolved
>> in this release, but in 2.9.9:
> Oops!
>>>>>>> -  AC_LIB_HAVE_LINKFLAGS(gcrypt,, [#include <gcrypt.h>],
>>>>>>> +  AC_LIB_HAVE_LINKFLAGS([gcrypt], [gpg-error], [#include
> I've back-ported this to 2.8.x now.  The daily autobuilder should  
> catch
> it, so you can verify that it has been fixed in a few hours.
>>>>>> Yes, this solves the problem with the missing libgpg-error. Now
>>>>>> only
>>>>>> the -lsocket -lnsl issue needs to be resolved :-)
>>>>> Great.  The -lnsl issue could be fixed by using more recent gnulib
>>>>> here.
> I'll see if we can just backport that particular gnulib module  
> involved
> here rather than updating all of gnulib.

I just compiled the latest snapshot from today, the gpgerror issue is  
however, the -lsocket -lnsl is still missing there:

> Undefined                       first referenced
>  symbol                             in file
> inet_ntop                           ex-serv1.o  (symbol belongs to  
> implicit dependency /lib/
> ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to ex-serv1

Best regards

   -- Dago

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