bignum.h 2.57 KB
Newer Older
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
/* bignum.h
 *
 * bignum operations that are missing from gmp.
 */

/* nettle, low-level cryptographics library
 *
 * Copyright (C) 2001 Niels Mller
 *  
 * The nettle library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
 * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your
 * option) any later version.
 * 
 * The nettle library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
 * WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY
 * or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU Lesser General Public
 * License for more details.
 * 
 * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
 * along with the nettle library; see the file COPYING.LIB.  If not, write to
 * the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston,
 * MA 02111-1307, USA.
 */
 
#ifndef NETTLE_BIGNUM_H_INCLUDED
#define NETTLE_BIGNUM_H_INCLUDED

29 30
#include "nettle-meta.h"

31 32 33
#include <gmp.h>
#include <inttypes.h>

34 35
/* Size needed for signed encoding, including extra sign byte if
 * necessary. */
36
unsigned
37
nettle_mpz_sizeinbase_256_s(const mpz_t x);
38

39 40 41 42 43 44 45
/* Size needed for unsigned encoding */
unsigned
nettle_mpz_sizeinbase_256_u(const mpz_t x);

/* Writes an integer as length octets, using big endian byte order,
 * and two's complement for negative numbers. */
/* FIXME: Change order of arguments, putting the mpz_t first? */
46
void
47
nettle_mpz_get_str_256(unsigned length, uint8_t *s, const mpz_t x);
48

49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
/* Reads a big endian, two's complement, integer. */
void
nettle_mpz_set_str_256_s(mpz_t x,
			 unsigned length, const uint8_t *s);

void
nettle_mpz_init_set_str_256_s(mpz_t x,
			      unsigned length, const uint8_t *s);

/* Similar, but for unsigned format. These function don't interpret
 * the most significant bit as the sign. */
60
void
61 62
nettle_mpz_set_str_256_u(mpz_t x,
			 unsigned length, const uint8_t *s);
63 64

void
65 66
nettle_mpz_init_set_str_256_u(mpz_t x,
			      unsigned length, const uint8_t *s);
67

68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80
/* Returns a uniformly distributed random number 0 <= x < 2^n */
void
nettle_mpz_random_size(mpz_t x,
		       void *ctx, nettle_random_func random,
		       unsigned bits);

/* Returns a number x, almost uniformly random in the range
 * 0 <= x < n. */
void
nettle_mpz_random(mpz_t x, 
		  void *ctx, nettle_random_func random,
		  const mpz_t n);

81 82 83 84 85 86
struct sexp_iterator;

/* If LIMIT is non-zero, the number must be at most LIMIT bits. */
int
nettle_mpz_set_sexp(mpz_t x, unsigned limit, const struct sexp_iterator *i);

87
#endif /* NETTLE_BIGNUM_H_INCLUDED */