On 2006-10-16 Philip Hazel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Oct 2006, Marc Haber wrote:

> > Florian Weimer has made a patch removing RSA_EXPORT support from Exim.
> > This patch removes blocking on /dev/random from the DH parameter
> > generation, which is a big source of trouble for the Debian packages.

> This patch is now committed. As Florian promised, it seems to make no 
> difference to Exim's actual operation, other than not to waste time 
> computing parameters that are never used.

The patch slightly breaks backwards compatibility. Exim is not able
anymore to read old-format (4.50 and earlier) gnutlsparams file. - It
is necessary to remove the old file on upgrades from older versions,
otherwise exim aborts TLS connections with 

TLS error on connection from ... (DH params import): Base64 decoding error.

cu andreas
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