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Re: The netsec thread

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: The netsec thread
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:52:49 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> I had a problem building it on Fedora 30 which uses GnuTLS 3.6.8,
> because starting in GnuTLS 3.6 the functions gnutls_compression_get
> and gnutls_compression_get_name are deprecated and cause compile-time
> errors when one builds with --enable-gcc-warnings. If you override the
> compile-time errors the compatibility stubs in libgnutls return null
> values, and some network-stream-tests fail.

Hm...  Since GnuTLS no longer supports compression at all, I would have
assumed that on newer OS versions this would be a NOOP.

> I temporarily worked around the build problem by installing the
> attached patch which omits calls to these functions in GnuTLS 3.6 and
> later, but this doesn't fix the runtime issues. Is that something you
> could take a look at?

Will do.

Hm...  Ah, I see that most of the network-stream tests fail now.  I
should have checked that out before pushing the merge; sorry.

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