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Re: Using gnutls.c by default

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Using gnutls.c by default
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 14:06:52 -0500
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On Mon, 02 May 2011 20:11:27 +0200 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> 

LMI> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> Juanma has some W32 improvements in the queue.  Also until the W32
>> builds have GnuTLS enabled I wouldn't make it the default.

LMI> Currently `open-network-stream' checks for `(fboundp
LMI> 'open-gnutls-stream)', which means that it won't use that unless you've
LMI> loaded gnutls.el.  I was just thinking of checking for the C-level
LMI> `gnutls-book' instead, which would mean that it would be used by all
LMI> Emacsen that has gnutls.c compiled.

Juanma and I were just discussing having `gnutls-boot' throw an error if
the GnuTLS libraries can't be loaded.  If you can catch those errors in
`open-network-stream' even when `gnutls-boot' is defined, I think that's
even better, as it will DTRT in all the cases.


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