[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

bug#25061: consider adding %COMPAT to default gnutls priority string

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: bug#25061: consider adding %COMPAT to default gnutls priority string
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:34:51 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:25:15 +0000 Philipp Stephani <address@hidden> wrote: 

PS> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> schrieb am Fr., 15. Dez. 2017 um 05:19 Uhr:
>> On Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:40:05 +0200 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >> Can anyone knowledgeable comment on any possible downsides to this? I'll
>> >> wait 3 days for objections, then make the change in emacs-26.
EZ> Sounds like a good plan, thanks.
>> OK; done.
PS> This appears to break at least Ubuntu 14.04, where apparently GnuTLS
PS> doesn't yet support DUMBFW.

It seems we've uncovered some downsides. What's the actual user-visible error?

Considering 14.04 is pretty old, and AFAIK we can't check if %DUMBFW is
supported, we don't have good options:

1) undo the change (please don't just revert the commit)
2) document the breakage
3) start setting the default conditionally based on GnuTLS version (ugh)

Any other options?


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]