Renaming AES to AES-128

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Mon Nov 29 18:15:24 CET 2010

What about renaming "AES" to "AES-128" in libgcrypt?
Currently a user cannot see to what keylength AES refers to and some
might believe it could be 256. So there is a potential for confusion
which is something a security aware software should avoid of course.

The code is in:

AES128 and AES-128 already exist as aliases for "AES".



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