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From "ASF GitHub Bot (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (PIRK-2) Enhance Pallier acquisition of PRNG provider
Date Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:38:20 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on PIRK-2:

Github user eawiliams commented on the issue:

    Going to accept this pull request now and then follow up with a JIRA issue to add the
Provider (for SecureRandom) as a configuration option in Pirk.

> Enhance Pallier acquisition of PRNG provider
> --------------------------------------------
>                 Key: PIRK-2
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIRK-2
>             Project: PIRK
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Tim Ellison
>            Assignee: Tim Ellison
> {{org.apache.pirk.encryption.Pallier}} has a hard coded requirement for the {{NativePRNG}}
algorithm to be supplied by the {{SUN}} provider.  This causes the {{test.general.PaillierTest}}
to fail on IBM's Java implementation.
> The implementation should allow the provider to be configured by the java.security properties
of the runtime to allow for provider optimizations, etc.
> Furthermore, the instantiation of a provider is relatively (CPU) expensive, so reusing
the PRNG is preferable to acquiring it each time a value is required.

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