Libgcrypt CFB-mode as CFB-8bit

liza liza.churkyn at
Thu Apr 14 15:43:52 CEST 2016

Excellent. Did you want to do this yourself or would you like patches?

I'm happy to do it, should just say this will be my first foray into 
encryption code so I may have to come back for advice :)


On 14/04/16 14:45, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:03, liza.churkyn at said:
>> systems already use 8 bit CFB mode to encrypt some data they send and
>> they are not likely to change anytime soon. I had hoped to use gcrypt
>> to do the decryption and while it works for all the other algorithms
> It is too late for 1.7.0 to add this mode.  Anyway, I just pushed a
> change which adds GCRY_CIPHER_MODE_CFB8 to prepare for an addition in
> 1.7.1
> Shalom-Salam,
>     Werner

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