Re: Crypto consolidation in debian ?
Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 02:29:39PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> Also libgcrypt does not seem to be designed to be used indirectly (via
>> gnutls) without knowing and caring about it. (Threading, secmem).
>> Which is why about 50% of all gnutls-using packages are using
> This is the root cause, I think. libgcrypt was developed as part of
> gnutls, and although it's a separate library, it's insufficiently
> generalised. It's implicitly doing things the way gnutls wanted them
I am not sure, but afaik the primary target for libgcrypt was
gnupg(2). gnutls happened later. libgcrypt is not developed as part of
gnutls, there are different upstream authors.