Incompatibilities between 3.0.8 and 3.0.18

Ludovic Courtès ludo at
Mon Apr 23 16:16:09 CEST 2012

Hi Nikos,

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at> skribis:

>  I've removed several typedefs to types that didn't exist today, but
> this looks like a side-effect. Do you need it be revived?

No, but I thought this was an omission in compat.h.

>> Second, when using OpenPGP mutual authentication,
>> ‘gnutls_certificate_get_peers’ (when called on the server side) now
>> returns a raw certificate, whereas it previously returned a base64
>> certificate.
> I don't think that this changed in gnutls. What did change in
> 3.0.10 is:
> ** libgnutls: When GNUTLS_OPENPGP_FMT_BASE64 is specified
> the stream is assumed to be base64 encoded (previously
> the encoding was auto-detected). This avoids a decoding
> issue in windows systems.
> Is the auto-detection the reason that you thought that this buffer
> is base64?

Aaah, probably then.

Thanks for the info!


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