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GNU SASL 1.5.2 - experimental release

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: GNU SASL 1.5.2 - experimental release
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 14:19:05 +0200
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The GNU SASL 1.5.x branch is NOT what you want for your stable system.
It is intended for developers and experienced users.

The main new feature in this branch is support for GS2-KRB5.  Tested
with GNU GSS+Shishi, Heimdal, MIT Kerberos V5 on GNU/Linux, Mac OS X and

New in this release is MIT Kerberos for Windows support, see:

Top-level NEWS entries:

** gsasl: Avoid fixed size buffers.
This caused problems on Windows where the BUFSIZ was too small for
some line lengths with GS2-KRb5.

** tests: Fix error strings to be more unique.

** doc: Added section on how to build with MIT Kerberos for Windows.

** doc: Added PDF version of API reference manual.
See doc/reference/gsasl.pdf.

** i18n: Updated translations.
Thanks to Benno Schulenberg.

** Update gnulib files.

Library (lib/) NEWS entries:

** GSSAPI/GS2-KRB5: Support for MIT Kerberos for Windows GSS-API library.

** SCRAM server: Compare c= field in client-final to match client-first.
Before our server did not verify that the channel binding and
authorization identity fields weren't tampered with.  Reported by Marc
Santamaria <address@hidden>.

** SCRAM server: Interop against clients that supports channel bindings.
Before our server would refuse such connections.  Reported by Marc
Santamaria <address@hidden>.

** Update gnulib files.

** API and ABI modifications.
No changes since last version.

Here are the compressed sources of the entire package: (OpenPGP)

Here are the compressed sources of the LGPL library (included above): (OpenPGP)

Windows build for MIT Kerberos for Windows: (OpenPGP)

For code coverage and cyclomatic code complexity charts:

Happy hacking,

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