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- bullseye 1.1.1n-0+deb11u4
- testing 3.0.8-1
- unstable 3.0.9-1
- experimental 3.1.1-1
BN_mod_mul_reciprocal, BN_div_recp, BN_RECP_CTX_new, BN_RECP_CTX_free, BN_RECP_CTX_set - modular multiplication using reciprocal
#include <openssl/bn.h> BN_RECP_CTX *BN_RECP_CTX_new(void); void BN_RECP_CTX_free(BN_RECP_CTX *recp); int BN_RECP_CTX_set(BN_RECP_CTX *recp, const BIGNUM *m, BN_CTX *ctx); int BN_div_recp(BIGNUM *dv, BIGNUM *rem, const BIGNUM *a, BN_RECP_CTX *recp, BN_CTX *ctx); int BN_mod_mul_reciprocal(BIGNUM *r, const BIGNUM *a, const BIGNUM *b, BN_RECP_CTX *recp, BN_CTX *ctx);
BN_mod_mul_reciprocal() can be used to perform an efficient BN_mod_mul(3) operation when the operation will be performed repeatedly with the same modulus. It computes r=(a*b)%m using recp=1/m, which is set as described below. ctx is a previously allocated BN_CTX used for temporary variables.
BN_RECP_CTX_new() allocates and initializes a BN_RECP structure.
BN_RECP_CTX_free() frees the components of the BN_RECP, and, if it was created by BN_RECP_CTX_new(), also the structure itself. If recp is NULL, nothing is done.
BN_RECP_CTX_set() stores m in recp and sets it up for computing 1/m and shifting it left by BN_num_bits(m)+1 to make it an integer. The result and the number of bits it was shifted left will later be stored in recp.
BN_div_recp() divides a by m using recp. It places the quotient in dv and the remainder in rem.
The BN_RECP_CTX structure cannot be shared between threads.
BN_RECP_CTX_new() returns the newly allocated BN_RECP_CTX, and NULL on error.
BN_RECP_CTX_free() has no return value.
For the other functions, 1 is returned for success, 0 on error. The error codes can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3).
BN_RECP_CTX_init() was removed in OpenSSL 1.1.0
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