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authorChristian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org>2019-02-16 14:04:19 +0100
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1<h3>
2<A NAME="gnunet0.11.0">2019-02: GNUnet 0.11.0 released</A>
3</h3>
4
5We are pleased to announce the release of GNUnet 0.11.0. <br>
6
7This is a major release after about five years of development. In
8terms of usability, users should be aware that there are still a large
9number of known open issues in particular with respect to ease of use,
10but also some critical privacy issues especially for mobile users.
11Also, the nascent network is tiny (~200 peers) and thus unlikely to
12provide good anonymity or extensive amounts of interesting
13information. As a result, the 0.11.0 release is still only suitable
14for early adopters with some reasonable pain tolerance.
15
16<h4>Download links</h4>
17<p>
18 <ul>
19 <li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-0.11.0.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-0.11.0.tar.gz</a></li>
20 <li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-0.11.0.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-0.11.0.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
21 <li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-gtk-0.11.0.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-gtk-0.11.0.tar.gz</a></li>
22 <li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-gtk-0.11.0.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-gtk-0.11.0.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
23 <li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-fuse-0.11.0.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-fuse-0.11.0.tar.gz</a></li>
24 <li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-fuse-0.11.0.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnunet/gnunet-fuse-0.11.0.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
25 </ul>
26Note that GNUnet is now started using <tt>gnunet-arm -s</tt>. GNUnet should be
27stopped using <tt>gnunet-arm -e</tt>.
28</p>
29
30<h4><Noteworthy changes in 0.11.0</h4>
31<p>
32 <ul>
33 <li>The Web site and manuals have undergone significant rework. You can find an
34 archive of the old Web site at <a href="https://old.gnunet.org/">old.gnunet.org</a>.</li>
35 <li>The code now builds again on MacOS.</li>
36 <li>Build process now works properly with idn2</li>
37 <li>Except for <tt>gnunet-qr</tt>, all Python code was migrated to Python 3.7.</li>
38 <li>Fixed security issues in secret sharing cryptography logic</li>
39 <li>Services running out of file descriptors on <tt>accept()</tt> no longer busy wait</li>
40 <li>Fixed crash in gnunet-gns2dns proxy</li>
41 <li>GNS responses are now padded to minimize information disclosure from the size</li>
42 <li>Fixed API issues and (rare) crash bugs in CADET</li>
43 <li>The experimental SecuShare code is not included in the release, you can
44 now find it in the <a href="git://git.gnunet.org/gnunet-secushare/">gnunet-secushare</a>
45 Git repository.</li>
46 </ul>
47 The above is just the short list, our bugtracker lists
48 <a href="https://bugs.gnunet.org/changelog_page.php?version_id=258">
49 over 50 individual issues</a> that were resolved since 0.11.0pre66.
50</p>
51
52<h4>Known Issues</h4>
53<p>
54 <ul>
55 <li>There are known major design issues in TRANSPORT, ATS and CORE
56 which will need to be addressed for usability, performance
57 and security.</li>
58 <li>There are known moderate implementation limitations in CADET that
59 impact performance.</li>
60 <li>There are known moderate design issues in FS that also impact
61 usability and performance.</li>
62 <li>There are minor implementation limitations in SET that create
63 unnecessary attack surface for availability.</li>
64 <li>The RPS subsystem remains experimental.</li>
65 </ul>
66
67In addition to this list, you may also want to consult our bug tracker
68at <a href="https://bugs.gnunet.org/">bugs.gnunet.org</a> which lists
69about 150 more specific issues.
70</p>
71
72<h4>Thanks</h4>
73<p>
74This release was the work of many people. The following people
75contributed code and were thus easily identified:
76Christian Grothoff, Matthias Wachs, Bart Polot, Sree Harsha Totakura,
77Nathan S. Evans, Martin Schanzenbach, Julius Bünger, Nils Gillmann,
78Philipp Tölke, Florian Dold, Руслан Ижбулатов, tg(x), David Barksdale,
79Christian Fuchs, Nils Durner, Omar Tarabai, Maximilian Szengel, Supriti
80Singh, lurchi, David Brodski, xrs, Fabian Oehlmann, Carlo von lynX,
81Christophe Genevey Metat, Jeffrey Burdges, Safey A.Halim, Daniel Golle,
82Phil, Bruno Cabral, Ji Lu, Heikki Lindholm, Markus Teich, t3sserakt,
83Claudiu Olteanu, Marcello Stanisci, Moon, anryko, Arthur Dewarumez,
84Julien Morvan, Adnan H, Lin Tong, Andreas Fuchs, Christian Rupp, jah,
85Alejandra Morales, Matthias Kolja Miehl, Andrew Cann, Antonio Ojea,
86Pascal Mainini, amirouche and hark.
87</p>