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From "David Jencks (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Updated: (DIRSERVER-877) BouncyCastle IP issues with IDEA algo included in jars
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2007 18:25:32 GMT


David Jencks updated DIRSERVER-877:

    Attachment: DIRSERVER-877-broken-1.patch

I took a look at substituting the geronimo-util jar.  We apparenly changed the package names,
and not all the classes apacheds uses are in the current geronimo-util jar.

Missing are:

I'll see if we (geronimo) can figure out if we can include these or if equivalents are available
in the built-in crypto support.

> BouncyCastle IP issues with IDEA algo included in jars
> ------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DIRSERVER-877
>                 URL:
>             Project: Directory ApacheDS
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 1.0.1, 1.5.0
>            Reporter: Emmanuel Lecharny
>            Priority: Blocker
>             Fix For: 1.0.2, 1.5.0
>         Attachments: DIRSERVER-877-broken-1.patch
> The BouncyCastle jars contains some classes which implement the IDEA algorithm, abusivly
patented by a company, which thinks that patenting algorithm is a good way to make money.
> We should get these classes out of the jar, or use the Geronimo jar instead

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