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GNU Libtasn1 2.8 released

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: GNU Libtasn1 2.8 released
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 13:07:44 +0200
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GNU Libtasn1 is a standalone library written in C for manipulating ASN.1
objects including DER/BER encoding/decoding.  GNU Libtasn1 is used by
GnuTLS to handle X.509 structures and by GNU Shishi to handle Kerberos
V5 structures.

* Noteworthy changes in release 2.8 (2010-09-25) [stable]
- Update gnulib files.
- Use Libtool 2.2.10 to ease MinGW64 builds.


Here are the compressed sources (1.9MB):

Here are GPG detached signatures using key 0xB565716F:

A ZIP archive containing the Windows binaries (272KB):

A Debian mingw32 package is also available (244KB):

Commercial support contracts for Libtasn1 are available, and they help
finance continued maintenance.  Simon Josefsson Datakonsult AB, a
Stockholm based privately held company, is currently funding Libtasn1
maintenance.  We are always looking for interesting development
projects.  See for more details.

If you need help to use Libtasn1, or want to help others, you are
invited to join the help-libtasn1 mailing list, see:

All manuals are available from:

Direct links to the manual:

Direct links to the API Reference manual:

For developers interested in improving code quality, we publish
Cyclomatic code complexity charts that help you find code that may
need review and improvements:

Also useful are code coverage charts which indicate parts of the
source code that needs to be tested better by the included self-tests:

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:

92943b932ac0b26f0493d55c8a042bda82a427ca  libtasn1-2.8.tar.gz
653b40a7d5356bceede14fec923b15cee9449f335d60ebcc71f145cf  libtasn1-2.8.tar.gz


a96c615249db800697a0689fd5f79db0d705a3b6  mingw32-libtasn1_2.8-1_all.deb

Happy hacking,

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