GnuTLS 2.8.6

Simon Josefsson simon at
Sun Mar 28 22:02:53 CEST 2010

Andreas Metzler <ametzler at> writes:

> On 2010-03-23 Simon Josefsson <simon at> wrote:
> [...]
>> Further, if you don't have the fix above, you may run into problems with
>> binutils-gold which really needs the explicit dependency:
>> <>.  There I
>> solved the same problem by applying a similar patch that was used here,
>> IIRC.
> [...]
> Afaik the cause of this bug was that shishi was using gpg-error
> directly (lib/low-crypto.c) without linking against it, for gnutls it
> is just an indirect dependency.

Oops!  Indeed, thanks, so the issues are not the same.

Still, I don't know a general way to make sure GnuTLS builds on Solaris
but not generate this problem on Debian systems.  Maybe this could be
discussed on the gnulib list, it is a rather general problem, and the
lib-*.m4 macros are from gnulib?


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