Recent blog entries for z3p

I got a good idea for Conch while sitting in a Cognitive Science class. It involves reusing pre-existing connections to save the crypto negotiation costs of the protocol.

Also related, does anyone know of good resources regarding audting software? I'm going to try and look through all the Conch code, but I need to know things I should be looking for.

19 Dec 2002 (updated 19 Dec 2002 at 00:09 UTC) »

Conch is coming along quite nicely, to the point where I'm using the server as my everyday SSH server. I spent most of last night tracking down a bug in the pty code which caused some strange bugs in the Twisted unittests. It ended up being my not closing the slave fd on the master side. Oh well, I just wish I had found it before 12:15. :)

I was working on implementing RSA and DSA in C for pycrypto, and got it working, and sent it off to the mailing list. But it doesn't work on pyramid. It doesn't seem to recognize mpz_t as a valid type, but it does realize it's defined. Maybe I just need to see more examples of GMP-using code.

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