Commit a1f6f7c9 authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

NEWS update for Nettle-3.5.

parent d4847b52
2019-05-11 Niels Möller <nisse@lysator.liu.se>
* NEWS: More updates for Nettle-3.5.
2019-04-27 Niels Möller <nisse@lysator.liu.se>
From Simo Sorce:
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* Support for CMAC (RFC 4493), contributed by Nikos
Mavrogiannopoulos.
* Support for XTS mode, contributed by Simo Sorce.
Optimizations:
* Improved performance of the x86_64 AES implementation using
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operation, benchmarked on x86_64. Table sizes unchanged,
around 16 KB per curve.
* In ARM fat builds, automatically select Neon implementation
of Chacha, where possible. Contributed by Yuriy M.
Kaminskiy.
Deprecations:
* Functions using the old struct aes_context have been marked
as deprecated. Use the fixed key size interface instead,
e.g., struct aes256_ctx, introduced in Nettle-3.0.
Miscellaneous:
* Support for big-endian ARM systems, contributed by Michael
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gcmdata are no longer built by default. Makefile
improvements contributed by Jay Foad.
* The header file nettle-stdint.h, and corresponding autoconf
tests, have been deleted. Nettle now requires that the
compiler/libc provides <stdint.h>.
* The "example" program examples/eratosthenes.c has been
deleted.
* The contents of hash context structs, and the deprecated
aes_ctx struct, have been reorganized, to enable later
optimizations.
NEWS for the Nettle 3.4.1 release
This release fixes a few bugs, and makes the RSA private key
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