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

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Mon Nov 24 16:53:32 EST 2008

>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at> writes:

    Nicolas> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 03:17:32PM -0500, Sam Hartman
    Nicolas> wrote:
    >> >>>>> "Love" == Love Hörnquist Åstrand <lha at>
    >> writes:
    Love> I find this very un-important since what matters is the
    Love> gss-api interface.
    >>  Well, if we're going to have any hope of doing the gss-api
    >> interface, we need a krb5 layer interface for the gss-api
    >> library to call.
    >> I split these into two projects because the krb5 layer code
    >> reached stability faster than the gss-layer code.  The gss
    >> project has not been sent out for review yet because the
    >> write-up is not quite ready.

    Nicolas> Understood, but it will not be possible to complete a
    Nicolas> review of the krb5 API until the details of the GSS-API
    Nicolas> in-place crypto extensions are published.

O, I completely understand.  Much of the information is available in
the Projects/GSSAPI DCE project.  I expect that project will be ready
for review tomorrow once I get the API details there.  Actually,
testing plan may hold us up, but I definitely expect to have a
complete API there tomorrow.

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