[Botan-devel] Caching derived keys
magnus at therning.org
Sun Feb 22 06:21:19 EST 2009
Jack Lloyd wrote:
Thanks for taking time with this. I haven't had time to take it all in
yet :-) In the meantime I ran into a small problem.
> - EAX mode (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EAX_mode) is used instead of
> plain CBC. EAX mode does not require any padding, and adds a tag for
> message verification. I set it to use 80 bit tags.
That sounds interesting, though in my initial testing I ran into the
RuntimeError: Botan: Invalid algorithm name: AES/EAX/PKCS7
What can I pass to get_cipher() that would give me something with EAX?
Maybe there's even a list of all valid combinations that botan accepts?
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