Le mercredi 12 septembre 2012 à 17:04 -0400, Jeff King a écrit :
> > > Wouldn't this break all of the code that is planning to index "W" by
> > > 32-bit words (see the definitions of setW in block-sha1/sha1.c)?
> > >
> > That's not the same "W" ... This part of the code is indeed unclear.
> Sorry, you're right, that's a different work array (though it has the
> identical issue, no?).
No, this one is really accessed as int. But would probably benefit being
declared as uint32_t.
> But the point still stands. Did you audit the
> block-sha1 code to make sure nobody is ever indexing the W array?
Yes. It was the first thing to do before changing its definition
(for alignment purpose especially).
> If you didn't, then your change is not safe. If you did, then you should
> mention that in the commit message.
Sorry about this.
I thought having the test suite OK was enough to prove this.
> > > If that is indeed the problem, wouldn't the simplest fix be using
> > > uint32_t instead of "unsigned int"?
> > It's another way to fix this oddity, but not simpler.
> It is simpler in the sense that it does not have any side effects (like
> changing how every user of the data structure needs to index it).
There's no other user than blk_SHA1_Update()
> > > Moreover, would that be sufficient to run on such a platform? At the
> > > very least, "H" above would want the same treatment. And I would not be
> > > surprised if some of the actual code in block-sha1/sha1.c needed
> > > updating, as well.
> > ctx->H is actually used as an array of integer, so it would benefits of
> > being declared uint32_t for an ILP64 system. This fix would also be
> > required for blk_SHA1_Block() function.
> So...if we are not ready to run on an ILP system after this change, then
> what is the purpose?
Readility: in blk_SHA1_Block(), the ctx->W array is used a 64 bytes len
array, so, AFAIK, there's no point of having it defined as a 16 int len.
It's disturbing while reading the code.
This could allows us to change the memcpy() call further:
@@ -246,7 +246,7 @@ void blk_SHA1_Update(blk_SHA_CTX *ctx, const void
*data, unsigned long len)
unsigned int left = 64 - lenW;
if (len < left)
left = len;
- memcpy((char *)ctx->W + lenW, data, left);
+ memcpy(ctx->W + lenW, data, left);
lenW = (lenW + left) & 63;
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