[Botan-devel] Missing classes in 1.9.7

Rickard Bellgrim rickard.bellgrim at iis.se
Mon May 10 05:25:55 EDT 2010


On 10 maj 2010, at 10.20, Rickard Bellgrim wrote:

> 
> On 10 maj 2010, at 09.58, Rickard Bellgrim wrote:
> 
>> Hi
>> 
>> Is see that there are some classes that have been removed from Botan.
>> 
>> * PK_Signing_Key
>> * PK_Verifying_with_MR_Key
>> 
>> Those are used when creating the objects for the classes PK_Signer and PK_Verifier_with_MR.
>> 
>> In the new code, the constructor of the PK_Signer have been changed to accept Private_Key and the other classes have been removed. Do you know the reason behind this change? Is this change backward compatible? If not, what version introduced this change?
> 
> Ok, it was done in 1.9.4

Have you done any performance measurements (signatures per second) with the new code? I am now experiencing a 66 % performance loss (from 300 to 100 sig/s on an old machine). I use the PK_Signer class for creating signatures.

// Rickard


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