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Re: GnuTLS/TLS proposals for after the release

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: GnuTLS/TLS proposals for after the release
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:56:27 +0300

> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:44:28 +0200
> On 07/22/2016 05:23 PM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > I'd like to hear from more people who know about those platforms.
> > Paul, for example.
> I regularly build Emacs on old Solaris systems that lack libraries that 
> we require for typical builds (e.g., libgif). I haven't checked whether 
> these systems also lack libgnutls, and don't much care whether they do. 
> If they lack it, I'll configure --with-gnutls=no; if not, not. So I'm in 
> favor of the change that I proposed. Emacs will still need to work even 
> if libgnutls is absent, so I'm not sure what practical effect this will 
> have on Emacs development in the short run. But it should encourage more 
> packagers to make sure Emacs is linked with libgnutls.

Thanks.  This matches my thinking.  So I don't object to the proposed
change (on master, of course; and please mention that in NEWS).

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