Commit 801ea0ed authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

Mention that --enable-shared now is the default.

parent 5ff5a560
......@@ -31,18 +31,27 @@ NEWS for the 2.5 release
input in the form of a "DigestInfo". Suggested by Nikos
Mavrogiannopoulos.
Miscellaneous:
Configuration:
* Building of shared libraries (./configure --enable-shared)
is now enabled by default.
* Various portability fixes for MacOS and M$ Windows. A lot of
this work done by Martin Storsjö.
* In particular, Nettle now hopefully works on 64-bit Windows
builds, "W64", including the x86_64 assembly code.
Miscellaneous:
* Documentation and example programs for the base16 and base64
functions. Was contributed by Jeronimo Pellegrini back in
2006, but unfortunately forgotten until now.
* Use an additional table to avoid GF2^8 multiplications in
aes_invert_key (mainly used by aes_set_decrypt_key). Also
tabulate round constants in aes_set_encrypt_key.
* The nettle repository has been migrated from cvs to git,
with a public repository at
http://git.lysator.liu.se/nettle. To make it independent of
......@@ -50,10 +59,6 @@ NEWS for the 2.5 release
While at it, files have also been converted from latin-1 to
utf-8.
* Use an additional table to avoid GF2^8 multiplications in
aes_invert_key (mainly used by aes_set_decrypt_key). Also
tabulate round constants in aes_set_encrypt_key.
The libraries are intended to be binary compatible with
nettle-2.2 and later. The shared library names are
libnettle.so.4.4 and libhogweed.so.2.2, with sonames still
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