Commit ecee4903 authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller
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Updated nettle-3.3 plan.

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<h1> Nettle release plans </h1>
<p> This is an attempt at defining a development target for
Nettle-3.2, inspired by similar pages for recent GMP releases.
[Last updated 2016-01-23]</p>
Nettle-3.3, inspired by similar pages for recent GMP releases.
[Last updated 2016-05-04]</p>
<p class='should'>
This really ought to be done before release
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<h1> Plans for nettle-3.2 </h1>
<h2> New features </h2>
<p class='done'>
"CRT-hardened" RSA secret key operations. Check that the result of
rsa_compute_root is correct. Should be easy for the
rsa_pkcs1_sign_tr and rsa_decrypt_tr functions, other RSA
functions would need interface changes.
<p class='postponed'>
Add larger "safe" curves, e.g., M-383, curve41417 and E-521.
<p class='wish'>
Add larger "safe" curves, e.g., M-383, curve41417, curve448 and
<p class='postponed'>
<p class='wish'>
Add functions for converting ECC points to and from ANSI x9.62.
<p class='postponed'>
<p class='wish'>
Use side-channel silent GMP functions for RSA and DSA. May require
additional interface changes, to use mpn functions.
<p class='postponed'>
<p class='wish'>
Side-channel silent mem_equalp.
<h2> Optimizations </h2>
<p class='postponed'>
<p class='wish'>
Assembly optimizations for ARMv8 (64-bit).
<p class='postponed'>
<p class='wish'>
Further optimizations of curve25519 and EdDSA, in particular,
radix 51 modp operations,
and <a href=''>more
<a href=''>more
efficient</a> point addition.
<h2> Miscellaneous </h2>
<p class='postponed'>
<p class='wish'>
Use more functions from GMP-6 and later, when available:
mpn_sec_add_1, mpn_sec_tabselect, mpn_sec_invert, mpn_cnd_swap,
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<h2> Build system </h2>
<p class='postponed'>
<p class='wish'>
Update AX_CREATE_STDINT_H to the latest version.
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<p> Since xenofarm isn't up and running, do some manual testing:
<li class='done'> x86_64-linux-gnu</li>
<li class='done'> x86-linux-gnu</li>
<li class='done'> x86_64-freebsd</li>
<li class='done'> x86-w*ndows (using cross compiler and wine)</li>
<li class='done'> x86_64-w*ndows (using cross compiler and wine)</li>
<li class='should'> x86_64-linux-gnu</li>
<li class='should'> x86-linux-gnu</li>
<li class='should'> x86_64-freebsd</li>
<li class='should'> x86-w*ndows (using cross compiler and wine)</li>
<li class='should'> x86_64-w*ndows (using cross compiler and wine)</li>
<li class='should'> x86-darwin (needs help from Nettle users)</li>
<li class='should'> x86_64-darwin (needs help from Nettle users)</li>
<li class='done'> armv5-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='done'> armv7-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='done'> armv8-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='done'> ppc64-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='done'> ppc32-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='done'> mips64-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='done'> mips32-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='done'> m68k-linux-gnu (aranym)</li>
<li class='should'> armv5-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='should'> armv7-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='should'> armv8-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='should'> ppc64-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='should'> ppc32-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='should'> mips64-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='should'> mips32-linux-gnu (qemu)</li>
<li class='should'> m68k-linux-gnu (aranym)</li>
<li class='wish'> armv7-android </li>
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