Review of AEAD Encryption API Project; concluding December 5, 2008

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Wed Dec 3 14:36:06 EST 2008

Luke Howard schrieb:
>> Luke did this for compatibility with some work going on in the Samba
>> community.
>> My preference would be to do it right and make this be a type.
> Correct, I used the API proposed by Stefan (copied). Stefan, perhaps you
> could explain why you made flags and type separate fields in the IOV
> structure?

just to make things more clear for myself.

>>    Love> Re DCE, How does the caller now that know that the data is
>>    Love> correctly padded and how do they get the padding size of
>>    Love> before performing any operation given a gss_ctx_id_t ?
>> Luke?
> My understanding is that DCE always pads to 16 bytes and does not
> support cryptosystems that require greater padding.
> -- Luke

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