gnutls 2.11.7

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Thu Mar 10 17:07:48 CET 2011

On 03/10/2011 10:34 AM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On 2011-03-09 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at> wrote:
>> This is major update release that includes features such as PKCS #11
>> support for cryptographic objects, a PKCS #11 token manipulation tool
>> (p11tool), support for local system thread locks, new message buffering
>> layer, support for nettle library and more.
> Hello,
> I have loooked over the headers (mainly compared to .6).
> openssl.h: typedef struct SSL_METHOD has changed (size and members).
> Isn't this a problem? (ABI break)

Indeed but only for libgnutls-openssl. Btw,  Does it make sense to
remove it from main gnutls and distribute it separately?
(not for 2.12.x, but for the next major release).

> There is also couple of API changes that are not correctly documented,
> afaict this is just a minor documentation problem, none of the functions
> were part of a stable release.
> NEWS says gnutls_transport_set_push_function2: ADDED
> However the function was present in .6 and removed in .7.

It was renamed to gnutls_transport_set_vec_push_function(). I forgot
to replace that part. I've fixed it.

> gnutls_openpgp_privkey_decrypt_data was present in .6 openpgp.h and is
> missing now.
> gnutls_x509_privkey_sign_data2 was removed but is not listed in NEWS.
> gnutls_pkcs11_privkey_sign_hash is listed twice as REMOVED in NEWS.


Thank you for checking that.


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