Figuring out if a cipher mode is available.
mo at g10code.com
Mon Mar 28 11:22:52 CEST 2005
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 05:49:15PM +1100, Brad Hards wrote:
> I see in the code that not all modes are supported for all Ciphers,
> which is fair enough.
Well, yes. There are the modes ECB, CBC, CFB and CTR for block
ciphers and there is STREAM for stream ciphers; OFB is not supported
for any algorithm currently.
> That is a problem for me - I can deal with not having OFB support, but I need
> to know earlier.
As I said, there is no OFB support currently - but there is already an
according constant defined, though.
> Is there a list of Cipher / mode combinations, or is there some call
> I can use to test for support?
No, but I agree that this might be useful; I will think about it.
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