M2crypto

zigi cezar4846 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 23:38:34 CET 2012


Ok, thanks.


On 13 Lut, 23:27, geremy condra <debat... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 12:37 AM, zigi <cezar4... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > this is must be testing time to crypt files, using just M2crypto :-)
> > I know this is a strange use of the library, but such is the will of
> > the management.
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> I take it you mean that you're benchmarking file encryption
> performance using M2Crypto? If your only goal is to do exactly that
> then go for it, but otherwise you're probably using the wrong tool for
> the job.
>
> Geremy Condra
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> > On 13 Lut, 01:28, geremy condra <debat... at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 4:00 PM, Mel Wilson <mwil... at the-wire.com> wrote:
> >> > zigi wrote:
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> >> >> Hello,
> >> >> M2crypto
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> >> >> __init__(self, alg, key, iv, op, key_as_bytes=0, d='md5',
> >> >> salt='12345678', i=1, padding=1)
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> >> >> I wont write app, using M2crypto and I can not understand what are the
> >> >> arguments:
> >> >> key, iv, op, salt ?
> >> >> What they do ?
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> >> > I assume you're reading in <http://www.heikkitoivonen.net/m2crypto/api/>
> >> > about M2Crypto.EVP.Cipher.
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> >> > Epydoc claims another victim.
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> >> > I'm having a lot of trouble finding documentation.  The obvious OpenSSL
> >> > pages are kind of thin, too.  You might see some useful code in the EVP unit
> >> > tests m2crypto/tests/test_evp.py in the m2crypto installation.
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> >> Not intending to be rude, but being perfectly serious: as a general
> >> rule, if you don't know what an IV is you're probably getting yourself
> >> into a lot of trouble working with low-level crypto libraries.
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> >> Two suggestions:
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> >> 1. Describe what you're trying to do- I'll be able to help more if I
> >> know what you're actually going for.
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> >> 2. Try keyczar. It's not perfect, but it's a lot easier to get right.
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> >> Geremy Condra
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