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Bug 1177847 - gnutls does not include guile bindings
Summary: gnutls does not include guile bindings
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnutls
Version: 21
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2014-12-30 21:15 UTC by bugs
Modified: 2015-01-14 07:33 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: gnutls-3.3.11-2.fc21
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-01-14 07:33:45 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description bugs 2014-12-30 21:15:51 UTC
The gnutls and gnutls-devel packages do not include the guile bindings for gnutls.  There also does not seem to be a subpackage containing the bindings.

$ yum install guile gnutls gnutls-devel
$ guile
scheme@(guile-user)> (use-modules (gnutls))
While compiling expression:
ERROR: no code for module (gnutls)

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2015-01-06 10:44:15 UTC
gnutls-3.3.11-2.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2015-01-07 01:25:59 UTC
Package gnutls-3.3.11-2.fc21:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gnutls-3.3.11-2.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 3 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos 2015-01-07 08:27:55 UTC
Does the updated package fix your issue?

Comment 4 bugs 2015-01-07 19:23:27 UTC
No, it does not.  As far as I can tell, the new package also does not contain any Scheme files.

Comment 5 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos 2015-01-07 21:48:01 UTC
Did you install the gnutls-guile package?

Comment 6 bugs 2015-01-07 21:56:38 UTC
No, I did not because I blindly followed the instructions above :)
I just installed gnutls-guile and it appears to do just what I want.

I do note two things, however:

- the package does not include compiled scheme files, so when first loading the gnutls module in the guile REPL the code is automatically compiled.  I think this behaviour is absent in other guile libraries, e.g the files contained in the guile-lib package (they all include the compiled version as well).
- there are compilation warnings, which may indicate missing dependencies:

scheme@(guile-user)> (use-modules (gnutls))
;;; note: auto-compilation is enabled, set GUILE_AUTO_COMPILE=0
;;;       or pass the --no-auto-compile argument to disable.
;;; compiling /usr/share/guile/site/gnutls.scm
;;; gnutls.scm:434:0: warning: possibly unbound variable `protocol/ssl3'
;;; gnutls.scm:435:0: warning: possibly unbound variable `protocol/tls1-0'
;;; gnutls.scm:436:0: warning: possibly unbound variable `protocol/tls1-1'
;;; compiled /home/rekado/.cache/guile/ccache/2.0-LE-4-2.0/usr/share/guile/site/gnutls.scm.go

I have never used the gnutls guile bindings before, so I don't know if the warnings indicate real problems.

Comment 7 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos 2015-01-08 09:41:41 UTC
Thanks. Ludovic Courtès (the author of the guile-gnutls) mentioned that the warnings are harmless, so we can ignore them for now.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2015-01-14 07:33:45 UTC
gnutls-3.3.11-2.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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