Re: [xslt] [PATCH] new crypto namespace and hash functions for libexslt

On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 01:00:12PM +1000, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:


> Without seeing the patch, my first thought is whether this really has to
> be a build time decision -- maybe you have made it dynamically loadable
> at runtime, though.

hmm, i did not make it a dynamically loadable at runtime option. are
there existing code samples of this somewhere in the libxml2/libxslt trees
(i'm a relative newbee here).

> Also, anything linked against openssl is no longer GPL-compatible (and
> probably not LGPL compatible, although I cannot remember the verdict on
> that one right at the moment). This will be inconvenient / unacceptable
> for a number of places where libxslt is being used (e.g. in many Linux
> distributions). So if crypto support is something that is really of
> widespread use in practice, we might also need an interface that builds
> against gnulibtls, for example.

yes, so i feared. i don't suppose anyone would want libexslt to include
some .c files with bsd licensed versions of these hash algorithms...?


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