Friday, July 29, 2011

GnuTLS 3.0.0

GnuTLS 3.0.0 is finally out! The original announcement can be found at the mailing list. The main and most important changes since 2.12.x are:
  • Support for Datagram TLS 1.0
  • Support for Elliptic Curves (ECDHE and ECDSA)
  • Support for AES-GCM
  • Optimizations for Intel CPUs with the AES instruction set
  • PKCS #11 support via p11-kit

We also now depend solely on libnettle as a cryptographic back-end. As for documentation we now have in addition to electronic formats a paper copy of the manual available via