IllegalBlockSizeException when .jar compiled into .NET dll

 javadev <>
Sun, 21 Oct 2007 00:17:14 -0700
Hello all

I have the following piece of code as part of my .jar file which is
then compiled into a .NET dll using IKVM. The code runs fine when run
as a jar but on using the .NET dll I receive an
IllegalBlockSizeException. Apparently the conversion into the dll is
causing the error, but I can't figure out what I need to do work
around this problem. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Cipher ecipher = Cipher.getInstance("DES");
byte[] raw = "SOMESTR".getBytes();
byte[] result = new byte[8];
int resultIx = 1;
int bitCount = 0;

for(int i = 0; i < 56; i++)
boolean bit = (in[6 - i/8]&(1 << (i%8))) > 0;

result[7 - resultIx/8] |= (1 << (resultIx % 8)) & 0xFF;
if((i + 1) % 7 == 0)
if(bitCount % 2 == 0)
result[7 - resultIx/8] |= 1;
bitCount = 0;

SecretKey mySpec = new SecretKeySpec(result, "DES");
ecipher.init(Cipher.ENCRYPT_MODE, mySpec);

byte[] utf8 = "encryptThis".getBytes("UTF8");
byte[] enc = ecipher.doFinal(utf8); // IllegalBlockSizeException here

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