Re: Patch: save/load state of SHA1
Richard Salz wrote:
>Being able to load/save the digest state is a good idea. Management of
>the buffer should be left to the caller, however. Much simpler and
>cleaner that way. For example, work like the DER/i2d routines: if given a
>NULL pointer, return how much space is needed. Or provide something like
>the RSA_size function which tells you how much space is needed to store
That approach is fine too, and more traditional.
The current patch allows slightly easier code in all applications using
it (it saves them a 'get size' call, a malloc and a check if the malloc
I'll post an updated version of the patch later.
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