Let's drop support for NSS!

Tomasz Wasilczyk twasilczyk at pidgin.im
Sat Sep 13 04:10:09 EDT 2014

2014-09-13 1:13 GMT+02:00 Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net>:

> The biggest problem I see with dropping NSS is that we currently use
> it in our Windows builds. But GnuTLS publishes Windows builds [3].
> Even if we can't use their Windows builds, seems promising that it's
> at least buildable on Windows. I haven't actually tried, though.
> So, what do people think? Any objections? Are people ok with me
> ripping out NSS without having a solution for building on Windows?
> Would anyone else be able to tackle that?

Current main branch builds with both GnuTLS and NSS (at least, it should) -
either with the "old" and the autoconf-based buildsystem.

If there were any problems with dropping any of these libraries on Windows,
I can handle that.

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