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From "Leo Li" <liyilei1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][security]Question about AlgNameMapper to get information from loaded security providers.
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2007 01:19:30 GMT
 Hi, Stepan:
      What I am worrying is that since the provider will give specific
mappings, if a new provider is added, do we need also to append its specific
mappings to AlgNameMapper?


On 6/6/07, Stepan Mishura <stepan.mishura@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 6/5/07, Leo Li wrote:
> > Hi,
> >    I found that org.apache.harmony.security.utils.AlgNameMapper will get
> > information from loaded security providers and a known-mapping as well.
> So
> > my quesion is:
> >          1.Do we have to consider the influence of add or removing
> security
> > providers? From the code, the AlgNameMapper will remain unchanged after
> it
> > is initialized.
>
> Hi Leo,
>
> Yes, AlgNameMapper is not affected by adding/removing security
> providers. Could you describe a reason why we should consider it?
>
> >          2.Do we have to get the information out of the security
> providers?
> > Is it due to the incompleteness of the known-mapping table?
> >
>
> There may be provider specific mappings.
>
> Thanks,
> Stepan.
>
> > Thank you.
> > --
> > Leo Li
> > China Software Development Lab, IBM
> >
>



-- 
Leo Li
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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