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x/crypto/cryptotest: new package #25309

FiloSottile opened this issue May 9, 2018 · 2 comments

x/crypto/cryptotest: new package #25309

FiloSottile opened this issue May 9, 2018 · 2 comments


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@FiloSottile FiloSottile commented May 9, 2018

crypto/cipher has well defined interfaces with plenty of tricky requirements (about aliasing, different lengths, state) that are hard to test for and easy to overlook.

cryptotest will be an interface test suite, like nettest. It caught a bug in x/crypto/internal/chacha20 and can replace a bunch of duplicated tests in the standard library, too.

It's useful to expose it in x/crypto for external implementations of the interface to use it. It will be vendored back.

Originally submitted as an internal package in

@gopherbot gopherbot added this to the Proposal milestone May 9, 2018
@gopherbot gopherbot added the Proposal label May 9, 2018
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@gopherbot gopherbot commented May 9, 2018

Change mentions this issue: cryptotest: new package

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@bradfitz bradfitz commented Jul 16, 2018

Sounds fine to us.

@bradfitz bradfitz modified the milestones: Proposal, Unplanned Jul 16, 2018
@bradfitz bradfitz added the NeedsFix label Jul 16, 2018
@bradfitz bradfitz changed the title proposal: x/crypto/cryptotest: new package x/crypto/cryptotest: new package Jul 16, 2018
@FiloSottile FiloSottile modified the milestones: Unplanned, Unreleased Dec 3, 2019
@FiloSottile FiloSottile removed the Proposal label Mar 26, 2020
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