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Re: Re(2): GnuTLS versus OpenSSL.


Tixy May 30, 2013 12:30 AM
Posted in group: linux.debian.user
On Wed, 2013-05-29 at 07:10 -0700, peas...@shaw.ca wrote:
> *        From: Andrei POPESCU <andreim...@gmail.com>
> *        Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 19:31:42 +0300
> > I doubt there is any general Debian policy of using OpenSSL rather than
> > GnuTLS.
>
> OK; thanks.
>
> > If a particular software can use both it's usually the package
> > Maintainer who decides how that software will be configured for Debian.
>
> OpenVPN uses OpenSSL and I don't know of anything using GnuTLS;
> but then my experience is meagre.  

As it happens, there is a security update for gnutls today and I see in
aptitude as I upgrade it that there are 224 packages which depend on it,
significant ones which I have installed are exim4, cups, wget,
network-manager...

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Tixy


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