Determine interest: AES with IGE mode?

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Oct 2 15:06:07 CEST 2015

On Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:31, ben.wiederhake at said:

> If there are any concrete concerns about security, it may be worth to
> put it into libgcrypt as deprecated. Then:
> - People who desparately need AES_IGE (like us) have access to it.
> - People who don't really require it can see that it is deprecated.

Interesting NEWS line then

 * Support for the new but deprecated IGE mode.

Given that our cipher mode implementation is pretty modular I am not
against adding it as long as there is only a generic mode and no bulk
mode optimization.



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