Re: Templates HowTo?

Fri, 22 Feb 2008 00:28:40 -0800 (PST)
On 21 Feb, 15:25, wrote:

Now you can probably see what I'm trying to do with this 'index' call;
it has to return the result of find_cipher("ciphername"). The problem
is that at compile time, I get the following error:

S'ok - I cracked it!

Here's the final, working wrapper (for now). All I had to do was put
an extra static member into each specialisation, containing the name
of the cipher. Obvious after a good night's sleep! Now somebody will
tell me at least one very good reason why I shouldn't do that :)

#include "tomcrypt.h"

/* Our abstract base class */
class AbstractCipher
  virtual ~AbstractCipher() {}
  virtual int setup (const uint8_t* key, int keylen) = 0;
  virtual int ecb_encrypt (const uint8_t *ptext, uint8_t* ctext) = 0;
  virtual int ecb_decrypt (const uint8_t *ctext, uint8_t* ptext) = 0;
  virtual int test () = 0;
  virtual int keysize (int* keysize) = 0;
  virtual int index () = 0;

/* Our functors */
struct CFunctionTypes
  typedef int (*Setup)
    (const uint8_t* key, int keylen, int rounds, symmetric_key* skey);
  typedef int (*ECBencrypt)
    (const uint8_t *ptext, uint8_t* ctext, symmetric_key* skey);
  typedef int (*ECBdecrypt)
    (const uint8_t *ctext, uint8_t* ptext, symmetric_key* skey);
  typedef int (*Test)
  typedef int (*Keysize)
    (int* keysize);
  typedef void (*Done)
    (symmetric_key* skey);

  typedef const struct ltc_cipher_descriptor* Desc;
    typedef const char* Name;

/* Now specialise the functors for each cipher */
struct AESCipher:CFunctionTypes
  static Setup const setup;
  static ECBencrypt const ecb_encrypt;
  static ECBdecrypt const ecb_decrypt;
  static Test const test;
  static Keysize const keysize;
  static Done const done;
  static Desc const descriptor;
  static Name const name;

CFunctionTypes::Setup const AESCipher::setup = &aes_setup;
CFunctionTypes::ECBencrypt const AESCipher::ecb_encrypt =
CFunctionTypes::ECBdecrypt const AESCipher::ecb_decrypt =
CFunctionTypes::Test const AESCipher::test = &aes_test;
CFunctionTypes::Keysize const AESCipher::keysize =
CFunctionTypes::Done const AESCipher::done = &aes_done;
CFunctionTypes::Desc const AESCipher::descriptor = &aes_desc;
CFunctionTypes::Name const AESCipher::name = "aes";

struct TwofishCipher:CFunctionTypes
  static Setup const setup;
  static ECBencrypt const ecb_encrypt;
  static ECBdecrypt const ecb_decrypt;
  static Test const test;
  static Keysize const keysize;
  static Done const done;
  static Desc const descriptor;
  static Name const name;

CFunctionTypes::Setup const TwofishCipher::setup =
CFunctionTypes::ECBencrypt const TwofishCipher::ecb_encrypt =
CFunctionTypes::ECBdecrypt const TwofishCipher::ecb_decrypt =
CFunctionTypes::Test const TwofishCipher::test =
CFunctionTypes::Keysize const TwofishCipher::keysize =
CFunctionTypes::Done const TwofishCipher::done =
CFunctionTypes::Desc const TwofishCipher::descriptor =
CFunctionTypes::Name const TwofishCipher::name =

template < class CFunctions > class Cipher : public AbstractCipher
  Cipher () : skey()
  { register_cipher (CFunctions::descriptor); }

  Cipher (const uint8_t* key, int keylen) : skey()
  { register_cipher (CFunctions::descriptor);
    CFunctions::setup (key, keylen, 0, &skey);

  virtual int setup (const uint8_t* key, int keylen)
  { return CFunctions::setup (key, keylen, 0, &skey); }

  virtual int ecb_encrypt (const uint8_t *ptext, uint8_t* ctext)
  { return CFunctions::ecb_encrypt (ptext, ctext, &skey); }

  virtual int ecb_decrypt (const uint8_t *ctext, uint8_t* ptext)
  { return CFunctions::ecb_decrypt (ctext, ptext, &skey); }

  virtual int test ()
  { return CFunctions::test(); }

  virtual int keysize (int* keysize)
  { return CFunctions::keysize(keysize); }

  virtual int index ()
  { return find_cipher(CFunctions::name); }

  virtual ~Cipher ()
  { CFunctions::done (&skey);
    unregister_cipher (CFunctions::descriptor);

  symmetric_key skey;

typedef Cipher < AESCipher > AES;
typedef Cipher < TwofishCipher > Twofish;


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