Re: New GNOME Dependency Proposal: libgcrypt

2007/5/6, Diego González <diego pemas net>:
On Sat, 2007-05-05 at 19:13 +0000, Nate Nielsen wrote:
> It's very likely that gnome-keyring will depend on both libgcrypt and
> gnutls by the time 2.20 is released.
> gnutls' certificate and key parsing/storage and related will be used for
> the gnome-keyring certificate store. libgcrypt will provide lower level
> public and symmetric crypto support.
> gnutls is already listed as a GNOME dependency here:

Reached this point i think GNOME should make a decision on what crypto
library is it going to use/bless:
        evolution is using libnss
        gnome-keyring will using libgcrypt/libgnutls
        gnome-vfs can use openssl or libgcrypt/libgnutls
Under certain circumstances gnome can be using the three libraries!

I think gnome should choose on of the libraries and stick to it instead
of using the three of them.

Summarizing, you are asking evo developers to port it to gcrypt/gnutls, isn't it?

Just my two cents.


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