[PATCH] Update to the Samba crypto requirements document
asn at samba.org
Wed Jan 3 11:53:18 UTC 2018
On Wednesday, 3 January 2018 12:41:04 CET Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 11:36:20AM +0100, Andreas Schneider via samba-
> > 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?
We don't depend on gnutls for Samba FS (yet).
Andreas Schneider GPG-ID: CC014E3D
Samba Team asn at samba.org
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