Release Digest: GNU, November 21, 2003Nov 22, 2003, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
GNU SASL 0.0.9 alpha
GNU SASL is an implementation of the Simple Authentication and Security Layer framework and a few common SASL mechanisms. SASL is used by network servers (e.g., IMAP, SMTP) to request authentication from clients, and in clients to authenticate against servers.
GNU SASL contains a library (`libgsasl'), a command line utility (`gsasl') to access the library from the shell, and a manual. The library includes support for the SASL framework (with authentication functions and application data privacy and integrity functions) and at least partial support for the CRAM-MD5, EXTERNAL, GSSAPI, ANONYMOUS, PLAIN, SECURID, DIGEST-MD5, LOGIN, NTLM and KERBEROS_V5 mechanisms.
The library is portable because it does not do network communication by itself, but rather leaves it up to the calling application. The library is flexible with regards to the authorization infrastructure used, as it utilizes callbacks into the application to decide whether an user is authorized or not.
GNU SASL is developed for the GNU/Linux system, but runs on over 20 platforms including most major Unix platforms and Windows, and many kind of devices including iPAQ handhelds and S/390 mainframes.
GNU SASL is licensed under the GNU Public License.
The project page of the library is available at:
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Noteworthy changes since the last release:
gsasl_hexdump: REMOVED. Never intended to be exported.
gsasl_client_step: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_step instead.
gsasl_server_step: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_step instead.
gsasl_client_step_base64: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_step64 instead.
gsasl_server_step_base64: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_step64 instead.
gsasl_client_finish: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_finish instead.
gsasl_server_finish: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_finish instead.
gsasl_client_ctx_get: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_ctx_get instead.
gsasl_server_ctx_get: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_ctx_get instead.
gsasl_client_application_data_get: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_appinfo_get instead.
gsasl_client_application_data_set: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_appinfo_set instead.
gsasl_server_application_data_get: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_appinfo_get instead.
gsasl_server_application_data_set: DEPRECATED: use gsasl_appinfo_set instead.
Gsasl_ctx: DEPRECATED: use Gsasl instead.
Gsasl_session_ctx: DEPRECATED: use Gsasl_session instead.
GSASL_CRYPTO_ERROR: ADD, replaces deprecated GSASL_LIBGCRYPT_ERROR.
GSASL_LIBGCRYPT_ERROR: DEPRECATED: use GSASL_CRYPTO_ERROR instead.
GSASL_KERBEROS_V5_INTERNAL_ERROR: ADD, replaces deprecated
GSASL_SHISHI_ERROR: DEPRECATED: use GSASL_KERBEROS_V5_INTERNAL_ERROR instead.
GNU cfs-el 0.5.0
cfs-el is a frontend for using CFS (Criptographic File System) from Emacs.
This is its fist stable version.
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