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Re: proposal: require GnuTLS 3.1.x (previous stable)

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: proposal: require GnuTLS 3.1.x (previous stable)
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:28:31 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.130012 (Ma Gnus v0.12) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:57:06 +0100 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> 

LMI> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> Conditionally supporting GnuTLS 2.6.6 is a pain because many functions
>> were added since then. It complicates the code significantly today and
>> for the future, possibly hiding bugs in the compatibility layers. We're
>> already starting to see these compilation issues in the bug tracker and
>> on emacs-devel and it would be nice to cut the cord now.

LMI> I think it'll be many years before there is a non-significant number of
LMI> gnutls 2.x users out there.  The current Debian Stable uses 2.12, and
LMI> the various LTS versions of the different GNU/Linux distributions will
LMI> remain on 2.x for a Long Time, I think.

Bah. Users. OK. Is there a Hydra build job with GnuTLS for those
platforms? It would be nice to get build job failures.


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