[gnutls-devel] Emacs 24, 25, and future integration of GnuTLS 2.x vs. 3.x

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Fri Nov 28 09:01:19 CET 2014

On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 2:09 AM, Ted Zlatanov <tzz at lifelogs.com> wrote:
> DKG> I strongly recommend switching to 3.x as soon as possible, and not
> DKG> committing long-term to anything in the 2.x series.
> DKG> If you care about debian stable, Jessie will not have 2.x at all, and
> DKG> 3.x is well-supported in wheezy-backports already.
> ...
> DKG> I don't think 2.x is receiving much upstream attention at all right now.
> Hello again, and thank you so much for the answers.
> One of the Emacs maintainers, Stefan Monnier, disagrees with my
> interpretation of Daniel's message (Nikos' followup came later):
> Stefan: "My reading of it doesn't say that we should only support
> GnuTLS-3.x, but that we should start supporting GnuTLS-3.x ASAP."

Whether you need to support gnutls 2.12.x is up to you. However, I
note that this version
is totally unsupported, if it is broken or has a critical bug you are
on your own.


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