Bug#733295: gnutls-bin: please compile GnuTLS with DANE support

Stephane Mikaty stephane at mikaty.net
Sun Dec 29 18:07:02 UTC 2013


On 28 Dec 2013, at 13:45, Andreas Metzler <ametzler at bebt.de> wrote:

> tags 733295 wontfix
> thanks
> On 2013-12-28 Marius Gavrilescu <marius at ieval.ro> wrote:
>> Package: gnutls-bin
>> Version:
>> Severity: wishlist
>> GnuTLS is currently built without DANE support.
>>  [10:49:17] 0 marius at mgvx:~$ danetool --check=www.nic.cz
>>  This functionality was disabled (GnuTLS was not compiled with support for DANE).
> Hello,
> libdane requires and links against libunbound. libunbound OTOH is
> linked against OpenSSL's libssl on Debian[1]. Therefore libdane and
> any program using it ends up being dynamically linked against both
> libssl (OpenSSL license) and GnuTLS (LGPLv3+ via gmp).
> The result is not very useful, since it is e.g. GPL-incompatible (even
> danetool(1) is GPLv3+). Apart from that it is more than a little bit
> ugly that libdane customers end up being linked against two different
> major TLS toolkits.
> cu Andreas
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