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Re: Using libssh2_userauth_publickey_fromfile() when I don't haveapublic key

From: Lars Nordin <Lars.Nordin_at_sdlabs.se>
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2010 14:24:40 +0100

On 2010-11-05 14:20, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Nov 2010, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>
>> I think the simplest is to make libssh2 use GnuTLS. Decrypting
>> password-protected private keys isn't a low-level crypto task, and
>> thus doesn't belong in libgcrypt, it is a more high level feature.
>> GnuTLS already supports it, and has the same license as libgcrypt.
>
> I wouldn't mind doing that switch if it brings us that functionality.
>
Why would we switch to GnuTLS instead of just using OpenSSL (ie dropping
gcrypt). Any license-issues?
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