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Re: Bug#540449: gnutls version checking too strict

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: Bug#540449: gnutls version checking too strict
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 12:48:38 +0200
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Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:

> Andreas Metzler <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 2009-08-10 Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Andreas Metzler <address@hidden> writes:
>> [...]
>>> > The gnutls 2.8 series will absolutely fail to work if the currently
>>> > installed version of libtasn1 or libgcrypt is not greater or equal
>>> > than the version gnutls was built against. This is much too cautious
>> [...]
>>> Hi.  Just in time for the 2.8.2 release. :-)
>>> I applied it somewhat differently, see:
>> Thanks for fixing this very quickly.
>> I will try to find time for a (2.8.3, probably ;-) upload tomorrow.
> Right, please wait a day or two for 2.8.3 to avoid the double work.

Now released!

> I think lenny (and etch?) needs upgraded packages, though, for the
> security problem.

I'm working on publishing minimal patches for 2.8.x, which hopefully
won't be that difficult to back-port to 2.6.x or earlier versions.


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