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GNU SASL 1.4.2

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: GNU SASL 1.4.2
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 22:12:03 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

GNU SASL is a modern C library that implement the standard network
security protocol Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL).  The
framework itself and a couple of common SASL mechanisms (including
SCRAM-SHA-1) are implemented.  GNU SASL can be used by network
applications for IMAP, SMTP, XMPP and similar protocols to provide
authentication services.

Top-level NEWS entries:

* Version 1.4.2 (released 2010-03-15) [stable]

** i18n: Updated translations.

Library (lib/) NEWS entries:

* Version 1.4.2 (released 2010-03-15) [stable]

** SCRAM: Encode and decode username/authzid properly.
Before any username/authzid that contained '=' or ',' would not work.

** Fix typo in error message for GSASL_GSSAPI_ACCEPT_SEC_CONTEXT_ERROR.

** i18n: Updated translations.

** API and ABI modifications.
No changes since last version.

Improving GNU SASL is costly, but you can help!  We are looking for
organizations that find GNU SASL useful and wish to contribute back.
You can contribute by reporting bugs, improve the software, purchase
support contracts, or donate money or equipment.

Commercial support contracts for GNU SASL are available, and they help
finance continued maintenance.  Simon Josefsson Datakonsult AB, a
Stockholm based privately held company, is currently funding GNU SASL
maintenance.  We are always looking for interesting development
projects.  See for more details.

The project's web page is available at:

All manuals are available from:

Specifically, the following formats are available.

The main manual: - HTML format - PDF format

API Reference manual: - GTK-DOC HTML

Doxygen documentation: - HTML format - PDF format

Instructions for how to build GNU SASL under uClinux are available from
<>.  If your uClinux toolchain is broken,
it is possible to build GNU SASL without using the ./configure
mechanism, see <>.

If you need help to use GNU SASL, or want to help others, you are
invited to join our help-gsasl mailing list, see:

Here are the compressed sources of the entire package: (3.9MB) (PGP)

Here are the compressed sources of the LGPL library (included above): (976KB) (PGP)

We also provide pre-built Windows binaries:

Here are the build reports for various platforms:

Daily builds of the package are available from:

For code coverage and cyclomatic code complexity charts:

The software is cryptographically signed by the author using an
OpenPGP key identified by the following information:

pub   1280R/B565716F 2002-05-05 [expires: 2011-03-30]
      Key fingerprint = 0424 D4EE 81A0 E3D1 19C6  F835 EDA2 1E94 B565 716F
uid                  Simon Josefsson <address@hidden>
uid                  Simon Josefsson <address@hidden>
sub   1280R/4D5D40AE 2002-05-05 [expires: 2011-03-30]

The key is available from:

Here are the SHA-1 and SHA-224 checksums:

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29fa81cdeb0d35b280cd2c200c5ff7f25e107887f8cbb83385aa11d9  gsasl-1.4.2.tar.gz

bc16a6c309d5cb55d5ec5a8441e15a2330c66628  libgsasl-1.4.2.tar.gz
71008dcc0fdb2044571a0dd74e179468665c85b558973e9b37271e1b  libgsasl-1.4.2.tar.gz


9519e72196b779e740af96c116edee4daf2014be  mingw32-gsasl_1.4.2-1_all.deb

Happy hacking,

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