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Re: [3.0.4] gnutls_register_md5_handler defined in gnutls/extra.h but no

From: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
Subject: Re: [3.0.4] gnutls_register_md5_handler defined in gnutls/extra.h but not present in gnutls-extra
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2011 20:03:16 +0200
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On 10/15/2011 01:47 PM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
On 2011-10-15 Andreas Metzler<address@hidden>  wrote:
3.0.4 drops gnutls_register_md5_handler from, it is

I removed it because the function would serve no purpose under nettle. I forgot about bumping the gnutls-extra version though. This might require a bug-fix release, but I doubt if it is of any use.

still present in the header file and .map.
FWIW I have decided to stop shipping libgnutls-extra 3.0 in Debian,
there really is no point as long it is an empty shell. (Once it
provides functionality again it will be added back of course)

I think gnutls-extra has served its purpose and it is no longer useful. I have no plans to revive it with new features, so if Simon also agrees it might as well be dropped from gnutls.


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