[openssl-users] External encryption chip and EC{DSA, DH} (with engine?)

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Thu Jun 4 07:04:01 UTC 2015

On 03/06/15 14:19, Thulasi Goriparthi wrote:
> Thanks Remy for asking the question in my mind.
> "ENGINE_set_default_EC_METHOD" will be perfect to offload EC Point
> multiplication, doubling and addition offered by some h/w crypto
> accelerators.
> Hi Matt,
> What is the reason to keep ec_method, ecdh_method and ecdsa_method
> structure definitions in local header files ec_locl.h, ech_locl.h and
> ecs_locl.h respectively unlike their peers.. dh_method, dsa_method,
> rsa_meth_st and rand_meth_st which are defined in exported header files?
> ENGINE_set_default_EC_METHOD is really nice idea. Even if it is not
> immediate, please discuss the possibility of having this with your team.

I will raise the suggestion.


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