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Re: Proposed addition of strcodecs(3) library - review requested
On 09/18/10 03:32, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> This is a request for peer review for the addition of a new library,
> strcodecs(3), to the repository. It adds a consistent framework for a
> lot of the string and data transformations we already have, and a lot
> more new ones.
> The latest version can be found at:
> If anyone has used python, this is similar to their codecs. It's
> in library format, and can be used by other scripting languages,
> and from the command line via strcodecs(1).
> I've appended the manual pages to this email.
> I've also included a minimal version of an atf test in here - it's my
> first one, please be gentle - and the full tests are in the
> strcodecs(1) Makefile.
Would it be part of libnetpgp, or become an independant lib that can be
used by other binaries, like cksum(1)?
Given that strcodecs(3) and libcrypto share some functionalities, isn't
there a risk of (symbol) collisions?
(just wondering -- I am not aware of all the implementation details)
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