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Re: Crypto consolidation in debian ?

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 11:40:14 +0200, Bastien ROUCARIES wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 1:05 AM, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> > Bastien ROUCARIES <roucaries.bastien@gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >> I have seen that fedora is trying to consolidate the number of crypto
> >> package shipped [1]. What do you think about this goal ?
> >
> > Patches to WebAuth to support NSS are welcome, but I'm sure not going to
> > bother.  Seems like a waste of time to me.  If I were going to port to any
> > other crypto library, I'd port to gcrypto, not NSS.
> Gcrypto is GPL and thus incompatible with a lot of crypto package
> unfortunatly. Not good for consolidation

If you mean gcrypt, it's LGPL, which should be fine.  So is gnutls
(except for its openssl wrapper).  If you're talking about something
else, what is it?


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