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