Bug#540449: needs a versioned dependency on libtasn1-3

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Sat Aug 8 07:40:58 UTC 2009

On 2009-08-08 Marco d'Itri <md at linux.it> wrote:
> Package: libgnutls26
> Version: 2.8.1-2
> Severity: critical

> If version 2.2-1 of libtasn1-3 is installed, gnutls applications fail
> with errors like:

> INTERNAL ERROR at /tmp/buildd/elinks-0.12~pre5/src/network/ssl/ssl.c:129: GNUTLS init failed: The tasn1 library version is too old.

Thanks, confirmed.

> Installing 2.3-1 fixes it.

Upstream seems to have changed the code to require installation of
both gcrypt and tasn versions that greater or equal version gnutls
was built against.


I will try to convince them to change that (or if I fail patch it).

(See http://bugs.debian.org/495473 for comparison.)

cu andreas

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