pdp at exim
Jun 2, 2012, 12:18 AM
Post #2 of 3
On 2012-06-01 at 19:26 +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
Re: gnutls_compat_mode is only available as main configuration option
[In reply to]
> The docs for gnutls_compat_mode are not correct: It only exists as a
> main configuration option, the corresponding option on the SMTP
> transport does not exist. However (differently from other tls options)
> the main configuration setting applies to both incoming and outgoing
> This is no new behavior in 4.80, 4.77 behaves the same way.
> I do not think code changes are needed, people who want to use
> compat_mode selectively for incoming or outgoing connections can use
> "NORMAL:%COMPAT" in the respective tls_require_ciphers. (Afaict the
> priority string setting is a superset of gnutls_compat_mode).
> I can try to come up with a patch for the docmentation, unless you
> think the sorce should be changed.
Doc fix please. The tls_require_ciphers, as you say, means that
gnutls_compat_mode is not needed and should probably be marked
deprecated. Feel free to call it that and advise people to use
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