[Dnsmasq-discuss] Does DNSSEC require nettle and gmp, or nettle with gmp?

Lonnie Abelbeck lists at lonnie.abelbeck.com
Tue Mar 25 21:25:27 UTC 2014

On Mar 25, 2014, at 4:13 PM, Simon Kelley wrote:

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> On 25/03/14 14:43, Alex Xu wrote:
>> I'm writing the Gentoo ebuild for dnsmasq 2.69rc1 
>> (https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=504154), and I was
>> wondering if dnsmasq requires nettle and gmp, or actually
>> nettle[gmp].
>> The latter builds nettle with --enable-public-key.
> Probably the latter. Nettle yields two libraries, libnettle and
> libhogweed. Libnettle has the symetric cyphers and hashes, and doesn't
> depend on libgmp. Libhogweed has the public-key cyphers and does
> depend on gmp.
> It sounds like nettle[gmp] is the libnettle and libhogweed version.
> dnsmasq needs both libnettle and libhogweed, and therefore also libgmp.
> Cheers,
> Simon.

Is the decision to not support OpenSSL shared libraries a final decision, or is there a chance you may reconsider ?


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