Camellia for OpenPGP RFC published

Simon Josefsson simon at
Fri Jun 5 10:43:19 CEST 2009

Werner Koch <wk at> writes:

> On Fri,  5 Jun 2009 05:03, dshaw at said:
>> of a headache hiding there: libgcrypt uses 310-312 for the Camellia
>> algorithm numbers and OpenPGP uses 11-13, so every call to
> That is becuase Libgcrypt offically supports Camellia longer than
> OpenPGP and to not mess up things Libgcrypt uses algorithm numbers > 255
> if they don't map directly to the nu7mbers used by OpenPGP.

Couldn't libgcrypt just map 11-13 to 310-312 internally now that the RFC
is published?  Sounds simpler than adding a mapping macro.


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