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Algorithm Class Reference

#include <cryptlib.h>

Inheritance diagram for Algorithm:

Clonable AsymmetricAlgorithm BlockTransformation BufferedTransformation HashTransformation RandomNumberGenerator StreamTransformation KeyAgreementAlgorithm PrivateKeyAlgorithm PublicKeyAlgorithm BlockCipher AutoSignaling< BufferedTransformation > Bufferless< BufferedTransformation > Filter InputRejecting< BufferedTransformation > Sink Adler32 CRC32 IteratedHashBase< T_HashWordType, HashTransformation > IteratedHashBase< word32, HashTransformation > IteratedHashBase< word64, HashTransformation > MD2 MessageAuthenticationCode PK_MessageAccumulator TruncatedHashTemplate< T > ARC4_Base AutoSeededX917RNG< BLOCK_CIPHER > BlockingRng ClassNullRNG LC_RNG NonblockingRng PublicBlumBlumShub RandomPool X917RNG PublicBlumBlumShub SymmetricCipher List of all members.

Detailed Description

interface for all crypto algorithms

Definition at line 339 of file cryptlib.h.

Public Member Functions

 Algorithm (bool checkSelfTestStatus=true)
virtual std::string AlgorithmName () const
 returns name of this algorithm, not universally implemented yet
virtual ClonableClone () const
 this is not implemented by most classes yet


Constructor & Destructor Documentation

Algorithm::Algorithm bool  checkSelfTestStatus = true  ) 
 

When FIPS 140-2 compliance is enabled and checkSelfTestStatus == true, this constructor throws SelfTestFailure if the self test hasn't been run or fails. Definition at line 38 of file cryptlib.cpp.


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