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Re: FW: Updated table of platform support for JWA Algorithms

From: Wan-Teh Chang <wtc@google.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 17:22:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CALTJjxHT5jRmUOS7BvW_n7-wMY1f9OqR6tzBNsH=s0mS_dJ_gQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
Cc: Mike Jones <Michael.Jones@microsoft.com>, "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>, David Dahl <ddahl@mozilla.com>
On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com> wrote:
>
> Note that Wan-Teh's comments re: ECDSA/ECDH are contingent upon how
> NSS was compiled. For a number of Linux distros, the ECC suites are
> often compiled out.

This is also true for the OpenSSL package in Linux distros.  A Linux
distro may choose to compile out the ECC code in the OpenSSL package.

> Distros packaged as part of commercial projects
> (eg: RHEL) may have the ECC bits enabled.

Like Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) also has the ECC bits disabled.

Wan-Teh
Received on Saturday, 28 July 2012 00:23:17 UTC

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