[PATCH] Update to the Samba crypto requirements document

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Jan 3 11:41:04 UTC 2018

On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 11:36:20AM +0100, Andreas Schneider via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
> I've had a call with Nikos (GnuTLS maintainer) and we updated the REQUIREMENTS 
> document.
> We've opened bugs to support missing crypto algorithms we require in GnuTLS 
> and nettle. The plan is to move to GnuTLS one day to get out of the crypto 
> business and have more hardware accelerated crypto in Samba.
> We could also use gnutls_rnd() in generate_random_buffer() which would be much 
> faster than opening /dev/urandom.

Do we depend on gnutls even for the plain simple file server?


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