Nettle as default

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Fri Oct 8 21:27:25 CEST 2010

On 10/08/2010 08:16 PM, Andreas Metzler wrote:

> Hello,
> I suspect we will need to keep using gcrypt in Debian for license
> reasons. Nettle is GPL (at least some parts, blowfish and serpent)
> instead og GnuTLS' LGP-2.1+.

In gnutls serpent and blowfish are not used at all.

Niels would there be other GPL parts of nettle except serpent and
blowfish? Would there be a way to have an LGPL-only nettle (I suppose
the GPL would be a problem for the shared library).


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