Commit fa90927a authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

NEWS for 3.5. Mention deprecations in intro.

parent aa7b8de6
NEWS for the Nettle 3.5 release NEWS for the Nettle 3.5 release
This release adds a couple of new features and optimizations. This release adds a couple of new features and optimizations,
It is *not* binary (ABI) compatible with earlier versions, and deletes or deprecates a few obsolete features. It is *not*
although it is intended to be fully source-level (API) binary (ABI) compatible with earlier versions. Except for
compatible with Nettle-3.4.1. deprecations listed below, it is intended to be fully
source-level (API) compatible with Nettle-3.4.1.
The shared library names are libnettle.so.7.0 and The shared library names are libnettle.so.7.0 and
libhogweed.so.5.0, with sonames libnettle.so.7 and libhogweed.so.5.0, with sonames libnettle.so.7 and
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deprecated. Use the fixed key size interface instead, e.g., deprecated. Use the fixed key size interface instead, e.g.,
struct aes256_ctx, introduced in Nettle-3.0. struct aes256_ctx, introduced in Nettle-3.0.
* The header file nettle-stdint.h, and corresponding autoconf
tests, have been deleted. Nettle now requires that the
compiler/libc provides <stdint.h>.
Miscellaneous: Miscellaneous:
* Support for big-endian ARM systems, contributed by Michael * Support for big-endian ARM systems, contributed by Michael
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gcmdata are no longer built by default. Makefile gcmdata are no longer built by default. Makefile
improvements contributed by Jay Foad. improvements contributed by Jay Foad.
* The header file nettle-stdint.h, and corresponding autoconf
tests, have been deleted. Nettle now requires that the
compiler/libc provides <stdint.h>.
* The "example" program examples/eratosthenes.c has been * The "example" program examples/eratosthenes.c has been
deleted. deleted.
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aes_ctx struct, have been reorganized, to enable later aes_ctx struct, have been reorganized, to enable later
optimizations. optimizations.
The shared library names are libnettle.so.7.0 and
libhogweed.so.5.0.
NEWS for the Nettle 3.4.1 release NEWS for the Nettle 3.4.1 release
This release fixes a few bugs, and makes the RSA private key This release fixes a few bugs, and makes the RSA private key
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