gnutls 2.12.8

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Mon Aug 8 23:27:35 CEST 2011

 I've just released gnutls 2.12.8. This release adds
new functionality to 2.12.x and fixes all the known

* Version 2.12.8 (released 2011-08-08)

** libgnutls: PKCS #11 back-end was replaced by p11-kit This backports
the 3.0.0 PKCS #11 back-end. Rewrite by Stef Walter.

** libgnutls: gcrypt: replaced occurences of gcry_sexp_nth_mpi (..., 0)
with gcry_sexp_nth_mpi (..., GCRYMPI_FMT_USG) to fix errors with 1.5.0.
Patch by Andreas Metzler.

** libgnutls: Verify that a certificate liste specified
using gnutls_certificate_set_x509_key*(), is sorted
according to TLS specification (from subject to issuer).

** libgnutls: Added GNUTLS_X509_CRT_LIST_FAIL_IF_UNSORTED flag for
gnutls_x509_crt_list_import. It checks whether the list to be
imported is properly sorted.

** libgnutls: writev_emu: stop on the first incomplete write. Patch by
Sjoerd Simons.

** libgnutls: Fix zlib handling in gnutls.pc. Patch by Andreas

** certtool: bug fixes in certificate request generation. Patch
by Petr Písař.

** API and ABI modifications:

Getting the Software

GnuTLS may be downloaded from one of the GNU mirror sites or directly
>From <≥.  The list of GNU mirrors can be
found at <> and a list of GnuTLS mirrors
can be found at <>.

Here are the BZIP2 compressed sources:

Here are OpenPGP detached signatures signed using key 0x96865171:

Note that it has been signed with my openpgp key:
pub   3104R/96865171 2008-05-04 [expires: 2028-04-29]
uid                  Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav <at>>
uid                  Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <n.mavrogiannopoulos <at>>
sub   2048R/9013B842 2008-05-04 [expires: 2018-05-02]
sub   2048R/1404A91D 2008-05-04 [expires: 2018-05-02]


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