[3.0.4] gnutls_register_md5_handler defined in gnutls/extra.h but not present in gnutls-extra

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Mon Oct 24 15:02:11 CEST 2011

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org> writes:

> On 10/15/2011 01:47 PM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> On 2011-10-15 Andreas Metzler<ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org>  wrote:
>>> 3.0.4 drops gnutls_register_md5_handler from libgnutls-extra.so, it is
> I removed it because the function would serve no purpose under
> nettle. I forgot about bumping the gnutls-extra version though. This
> might require a bug-fix release, but I doubt if it is of any use.
>>> still present in the header file and .map.
>> FWIW I have decided to stop shipping libgnutls-extra 3.0 in Debian,
>> there really is no point as long it is an empty shell. (Once it
>> provides functionality again it will be added back of course)
> I think gnutls-extra has served its purpose and it is no longer
> useful. I have no plans to revive it with new features, so if Simon
> also agrees it might as well be dropped from gnutls.

No problem, libgnutls-extra mostly causes build problems and nothing


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