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/* LibTomCrypt, modular cryptographic library -- Tom St Denis
 *
 * LibTomCrypt is a library that provides various cryptographic
 * algorithms in a highly modular and flexible manner.
 *
 * The library is free for all purposes without any express
 * guarantee it works.
 *
 * Tom St Denis, tomstdenis@gmail.com, http://libtom.org
 */
#include "tomcrypt.h"

/**
  @file der_length_octet_string.c
  ASN.1 DER, get length of OCTET STRING, Tom St Denis
*/

#ifdef LTC_DER
/**
  Gets length of DER encoding of OCTET STRING 
  @param noctets  The number of octets in the string to encode
  @param outlen   [out] The length of the DER encoding for the given string
  @return CRYPT_OK if successful
*/
int der_length_octet_string(unsigned long noctets, unsigned long *outlen)
{
   LTC_ARGCHK(outlen != NULL);

   if (noctets < 128) {
      /* 04 LL DD DD DD ... */
      *outlen = 2 + noctets;
   } else if (noctets < 256) {
      /* 04 81 LL DD DD DD ... */
      *outlen = 3 + noctets;
   } else if (noctets < 65536UL) {
      /* 04 82 LL LL DD DD DD ... */
      *outlen = 4 + noctets;
   } else if (noctets < 16777216UL) {
      /* 04 83 LL LL LL DD DD DD ... */
      *outlen = 5 + noctets;
   } else {
      return CRYPT_INVALID_ARG;
   }

   return CRYPT_OK;
}

#endif


/* $Source: /cvs/libtom/libtomcrypt/src/pk/asn1/der/octet/der_length_octet_string.c,v $ */
/* $Revision: 1.3 $ */
/* $Date: 2006/12/28 01:27:24 $ */

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