Commit 5d0ecbcc authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

Minor improvements.

Rev: nettle/NEWS:1.11
parent 5819cf53
......@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ NEWS for the 2.2 release
Licensing change:
* Relicensed as LGPL v2.1 or later.
* Relicensed as LGPL v2.1 or later (user's option).
* Replaced blowfish and serpent implementation. New code is
based on the LGPLed code in libgcrypt.
......@@ -15,8 +15,9 @@ NEWS for the 2.2 release
contributed by Daniel Kahn Gillmor.
* New tool nettle-hash. Can generate hash digests using any
supported hash function, with output compatible to programs
like md5sum. Checking (like md5sum -c) not yet implemented.
supported hash function, with output compatible with md5sum
and friends from GNU coreutils. Checking (like md5sum -c)
not yet implemented.
Bug fixes:
......@@ -24,14 +25,13 @@ NEWS for the 2.2 release
yours truly about ten years ago). New serpent implementation
does not interoperate with earlier versions of nettle.
* Fixed ABI-dependent libdir default for linux-based systems
which do not follow the conventions Linux File Hierarchy
Standard, e.g., Debian GNU/linux.
* Fixed ABI-dependent libdir default for Linux-based systems
which do not follow the Linux File Hierarchy Standard, e.g.,
Debian GNU/Linux.
Optimizations:
* x86_64 implemention of serpent_encrypt (serpent_decrypt not
yet done).
* x86_64 implemention of serpent.
* x86_64 implemention of camellia.
......@@ -39,9 +39,9 @@ NEWS for the 2.2 release
Miscellaneous:
* In command line tools, don't use -? for requesting help,
since it's a bit dangerous without shell quoting. Use long
option --help instead.
* In command line tools, no longer support -? for requesting
help, since using it without shell quoting is a dangerous
habit. Use long option --help instead.
The shared library names are libnettle.so.4.1 and
libhogweed.so.2.1, with sonames libnettle.so.4 and
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