[PATCH] Add support for 128-bit keys in RC2
nmav at gnutls.org
Wed Oct 2 18:12:55 CEST 2013
On 10/01/2013 02:59 PM, Peter Wu wrote:
> Can you also update the documentation? In doc/gcrypt.texi from line 1563 it
> Ron's Cipher 2 in the 40 and 128 bit variants. Note, that we currently
> only support the 40 bit variant. The identifier for 128 is reserved for
> future use.
> If keys of any length (ranging from 0 to 1024?) are allowed, it could be
> specified in there.
They are allowed, but it isn't the normal RC2 cipher. It is the RC2-40
which uses a different key expansion. There is no point to use this
variant with longer keys.
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