Commit 4f32cc6c authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong

* net/gnutls.el (gnutls-min-prime-bits): Improve docstring.

parent ccbf309c
2012-05-16 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* net/gnutls.el (gnutls-min-prime-bits): Improve docstring.
2012-05-15 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* help.el (describe-mode): Doc fix.
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......@@ -67,9 +67,13 @@ The files may not exist, in which case they will be ignored."
;;;###autoload
(defcustom gnutls-min-prime-bits 256
"Minimum number of bits to be used in Diffie-Hellman key exchange.
During a client-server handshake, if the server sends a prime
with fewer than this number of bits, the handshake will fail.
;; Several mail servers send fewer bits than the GnuTLS default.
;; Currently, 256 appears to be a reasonable choice (Bug#11267).
"Minimum number of prime bits accepted by GnuTLS for key exchange.
During a Diffie-Hellman handshake, if the server sends a prime
number with fewer than this number of bits, the handshake is
rejected. \(The smaller the prime number, the less secure the
key exchange is against man-in-the-middle attacks.)
A value of nil says to use the default GnuTLS value."
:type '(choice (const :tag "Use default value" nil)
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