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authorChristian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org>2021-08-08 16:52:23 +0200
committerChristian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org>2021-08-08 16:52:23 +0200
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-update release notes
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@@ -32,13 +32,17 @@ Notable changes include:
<li>Availability of a documented API for the wallet core, now used by all user interfaces</li>
<li>Various minor bugfixes and documentation improvements</li>
</ul>
+
<p>
-Some of the major changes are based on the security audit performed
-by Code Blau in 2020. In particular, they had recommended strengthening
-the isolation of the private keys, which is now implemented using the
-<tt>taler-exchange-secmod-*</tt> binaries that can run under a different
-user ID than the network-facing <tt>taler-exchange-httpd</tt> process.
-Our detailed response to the audit is available
+Some of the major changes are based on the security audit performed by Code
+Blau in 2020. Addressing these recommendations was done as part of the NLnet
+Grant 2019-06-28 funded by the European Commissions great <a
+href="https://ngi.eu/">Next Generation Internet</a> initiative under grant
+agreement number 825310. In particular, Code Blau had recommended
+strengthening the isolation of the private keys, which is now implemented
+using the <tt>taler-exchange-secmod-*</tt> binaries that can run under a
+different user ID than the network-facing <tt>taler-exchange-httpd</tt>
+process. Our detailed response to the audit is available
<a href="https://taler.net/papers/response-202109.pdf">here</a>.
</p>
@@ -50,13 +54,12 @@ sync and bank components are distributed via the GNU FTP mirrors.
</p>
<ul>
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.1.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.1.tar.gz</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.0.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.0.tar.gz</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.0.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.0.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.2.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.1.tar.gz</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.2.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-exchange-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.2.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.0.tar.gz</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.2.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-merchant-0.8.0.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-bank-0.8.1.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-bank-0.8.1.tar.gz</a></li>
<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-bank-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-bank-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
-
<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/libeufin-0.0.0.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/libeufin-0.0.0.tar.gz</a></li>
<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/libeufin-0.0.0.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/libeufin-0.0.0.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
@@ -64,13 +67,11 @@ sync and bank components are distributed via the GNU FTP mirrors.
<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-wallet-webex-0.6.0.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-wallet-webex-0.6.0.tar.gz</a></li>
<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-wallet-webex-0.6.0.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-wallet-webex-0.6.0.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
-->
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.1.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.1.tar.gz</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.1.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.1.tar.gz</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.2.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.1.tar.gz</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.2.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/sync-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.2.tar.gz">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.1.tar.gz</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.2.tar.gz.sig">http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/taler/taler-mdb-0.8.1.tar.gz.sig</a></li>
</ul>
-You must install GNUnet v0.15.0 to compile GNU Taler 0.8.
-
You must first install <a href="https://gnunet.org/en/news/2020-11-0.15.0.html">GNUnet v0.15.0</a> to compile GNU Taler 0.8.
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