[erlang-patches] Re: PKCS8 keyfile (without encryption) support

Niclas Axelsson <>
Tue Nov 30 17:43:20 CET 2010

On 11/30/2010 07:10 AM, Jay True wrote:
> OK. As you know, PKCS8 is just a (plain or encrypted) container of the
> real content, such as an RSA private key or something else. When a
> client call the function public_key:pem_entry_decode/1,2 and get a
> PrivateKeyInfo or EncryptedPrivateKeyInfo, it can then call a new
> function public_key:pkcs8_decode/1,2 to get the actual content inside.
> For encrypted PKCS8 file, it may need more work than what I thought.
> Maybe when I finished all this, including test cases and documents,
> should I send a new pull request.
Yes, just send us a new pull request when you have added the test cases.

/Niclas Axelsson

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