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Re: [Monotone-devel] Re: fatal: Botan::PRNG_Unseeded

From: Markus Schiltknecht
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] Re: fatal: Botan::PRNG_Unseeded
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 20:43:41 +0200
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Jack Lloyd wrote:
Monotone uses EMSA3 (aka PKCS#1 v1.5), which is a deterministic
encoding. So for a fixed input, the same key will always produce the
same signature. (The generally accepted solution for RSA signature
padding is EMSA4 aka PSS, which is a randomized method).

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but what prevents us from to switching to EMSA4?



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