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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/4] X.509: Parse public key parameters from x509 for akcipher
On Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 09:46:28PM +0300, Vitaly Chikunov wrote:
>
> >From the other point of view, set_params may never be called or
> implemented. So, making it called first and move memory zeroing
> into set_params may create more complications than simplicity.
>
> Making both callbacks callable in any order also will not make
> things simpler. (Need to be prepared to be called in different
> order.)

How about encoding these parameters together with the public/private
keys so that they can be set through the existing setkey functions?

You might want to have a look at how we handle this in crypto/dh.c.

Cheers,
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