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bug#11267: 24.0.95; gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: The Diffie-Hellma

From: Roland Winkler
Subject: bug#11267: 24.0.95; gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: The Diffie-Hellman prime sent by the server is not acceptable (not long enough).
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:41:40 -0500

On Thu Apr 19 2012 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen wrote:
> Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:
> > I also wonder how it can be safer to fall back to no encryption at all,
> > rather than using weak encryption (if that is indeed what is happening).
> > Maybe it's to prevent a false sense of security, or something.
> Are you sure that it's falling back to no encryption?  If it really does
> that, then that's pretty crappy behaviour, in my opinion.

If the error message was more verbose, say by mentioning the
fallback the code uses, this could help nonexpert users like us to
understand the situation.

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