TLS libraries and licenses

Michael Cronenworth mike at
Wed Nov 27 16:50:20 UTC 2013

Dan Williams wrote:
> libgcrypt is actually just basic crypto, not TLS.  gnutls is based on
> libgcrypt.  So it's not an alternative to anything above for TLS stuff,
> but you'll get it anyway if you choose gnutls.

I'd also like to add that GnuTLS 3.x (Fedora 19+) defaults to using nettle 
instead of libgcrypt.

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