Re: Pending gnutls28 transition (openssl wrapper)
On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 10:09:41 +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On 2011-10-28 Julien Cristau <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I'm also not sure what the intention is with libgnutls-dev. Is the plan
> > to have it built from gnutls28 eventually, or keep it in gnutls26?
> The main point is to drop gnutls26 eventually. Building libgnutls-dev
> from gnutls28 again will probably be a step on that road.
> > What's the "handholding" you refer to above?
> * Check license compatibilty.
> * There is API breakage. Some functions have been dropped,
> multithreaded programs usually need a change.
> * Some packages wich use both gcrypt and gnutls directly might need
> not only an added build-dependency on gcrypt but also updated
> autoconf code to add gcrypt, since it is no longer automatically
> pulled in by gnutls.
Hrm. This sounds like a major pain...