Subject: Re: libc bloat and namespace problems by hash/hmac_*
To: None <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/23/2006 09:51:03
On Jun 23, 2006, at 9:25 AM, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> Hi -
> hmac_md5 and hmac_sha1 shouldn't be in libc, or if at all, then
> weak and renamed.
> Both are not exported by a header, and undocumented.
> hmac_md5 collides with libsmbclient.so, which causes failures
> of programs loading samba dynamically (as gnome-vfs).
> hmac_mh5 is completely unused.
> hmac_sha1 is used in libcrypt (using a private prototype), and
> only there afaict.
> I'd prefer to remove both from libc.
I agree --- get that stuff out of libc.
> best regards