libgcrypt, pk api, sample code

Florian Weimer
12 Jun 2000 13:10:21 +0200

Werner Koch <> writes:

> > appreciated. (The gpg code itself helps, but since it uses iobufs and
> > slings a lot of structs containing state around, it's rather difficult to
> > glean the important bits -- plus that it doesn't fully use the gcrypt API
> I see what I can do.
Is it possible with libgcrypt to read an OpenPGP message (my main interest is key material)? Or do I have to code my own OpenPGP parser? (I can't use GnuPG directly because my application is quite special and doesn't fit to the common GnuPG usage patterns.)
> > in the US contributing to libgcrypt? (I'll be out of the country for most
> > of July & August, so that wouldn't be as much of an issue then.) Is there
> > a list of things that needs doing?
> If you are an U.S. citizen, it doesn't matter where you stay, export
> rules will always travel with you. The good news is, that there is no
> problem with free software wanymore. Eben Moglen (FSF lawyer)
> checked, that it is okay to do GNU crypto stuff in the U.S.
Wow, that's great news. -- Florian Weimer Florian.Weimer@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE University of Stuttgart RUS-CERT +49-711-685-5973/fax +49-711-685-5898