[gnutls-devel] Important Guile bug fix

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Fri Jun 28 14:16:37 CEST 2013

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org> skribis:

> On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 12:49 AM, Ludovic Courtès <ludo at gnu.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Nikos privately reported failures in the test suite of the Guile
>> bindings, which would manifest like this:
> [...]
>> For some reason, the bugs would only show up when using Debian’s binary
>> of Guile 2.0.5 on x86_64.  However, in hindsight, this was an obvious
>> mistake.
>> Commit 55e8943 in ‘master’ fixes it AFAICS.  Nikos, can you confirm?
>> Also, could you backport the fix to the live branches?
> Yes, that fixes the issue in my system. It is now backported to the
> old branches as well.

Great, thanks!

What remains a mystery to me is that I’ve been maintaining the GnuTLS
and Guile packages in Nixpkgs and now Guix for ~4 years, and yet never
stumbled upon that bug.


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