[openssl-users] How to get a bye or word from BIGNUM in OpenSSL 1.1?

Salz, Rich rsalz at akamai.com
Wed Aug 2 12:09:43 UTC 2017

> It would be nice if the OpenSSL devs ate their own dogfood and suffered
> that inefficient crap. I would wager that crap would change.

There is a price to be paid with opaque structures.  In most cases the benefits are worth it.

I'm curious why you want that.  A small PR with doc and function should be easy enough.  Are you using BN as an extensible byte array?

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