[gnutls-devel] Moving away from the RSA-export API

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Wed Mar 5 14:10:04 CET 2014

On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 2:06 PM, Ludovic Courtès <ludo at gnu.org> wrote:

>>> However, the Guile bindings use (e.g., tests/x509-auth.scm), export, and
>>> document (e.g., the OpenPGP example in the manual) this API.
>>> What would be the recommended way to upgrade?
>> Deprecate it as well? Binary compatibility will remain, but these
>> functions are defunc anyway.
> And replace it with gnutls_x509_privkey, right?
> The equivalence between rsa_params and x509_privkey alluded to in NEWS
> doesn't seem natural at first sight, because RSA parameters and X.509
> private keys are different things.

The RSA params for rsa-export were just a 512-bit rsa private key.


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