[Cryptography] GnuTLS -- time to look at the diff.

Harald Koch chk at pobox.com
Fri Mar 7 10:58:51 EST 2014

On 6 March 2014 05:30, Peter Gutmann <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> OTOH the goto mess in the Apple/GnuTLS code is really a sign of a much
> larger
> problem in the way that the coding is being done.  If you look through the
> posted GnuTLS code for example it seems pretty undisciplined, hardcoded
> explicit values, confusion over return values, and all sorts of other
> things.

This is what happens when the software license is more important than the
software itself. GnuTLS exists primarily because OpenSSL's license is
incompatible with (Debian's interpretation of) the FSL, yes?

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