Bug#540449: gnutls version checking too strict
simon at josefsson.org
Thu Aug 13 10:48:38 UTC 2009
Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> writes:
> Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
>> On 2009-08-10 Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> wrote:
>>> Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org> 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.
> 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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