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Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:54:04 +0100
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Unused functions in mozilla_des.c

On 01/17/2013 06:01 PM, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> So, I suggest to follow magnum's suggestion and just remove unused
> functions. (We might need DES_DestroyContext in future versions, though.
> Just in case we have proper cleanup functions in the format definition.)
> The attached has #if 0 ... #endif around unused functions in
> mozilla_des.c, and unused functions in mozilla_des.h commented out using
> //, even for DES_DestroyContext, which we might need in future.

Should I prepare a patch and a pull request, removing all unused
functions from mozilla_des.c (perhaps keeping DES_DestroyContext withing
#if 0 ... #endif, just in case we need it in future john versions? Or is
someone else already working on it?
Should this go into unstable or into bleeding?


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