RFR[11] JDK-8146293 "Add Support for RSA-PSS Signature Algorithm as in PKCS#1 v2.2"

Sean Mullan sean.mullan at oracle.com
Mon Apr 16 18:40:56 UTC 2018

On 4/13/18 3:25 PM, Bradford Wetmore wrote:
> SunRsaSignEntries.java
> ----------------------
> 145:  Where did you come up with this convention for your aliases?
>      SHA1withRSA-PSS
> I see Bouncy Castle[1] and Android[2] are both using:
>      SHA*withRSA/PSS
>      RSASSA-PSS (name from PKCS#1)
> [1] 
> https://github.com/bcgit/bc-java/blob/master/prov/src/main/java/org/bouncycastle/jcajce/provider/asymmetric/RSA.java 
> [2] https://developer.android.com/reference/java/security/Signature.html
> but we have neither style.

Since these standard names have not yet been defined, we don't 
necessarily have to be consistent, but I don't see a good enough reason 
for us to name them differently, so to help with compatibility I would 
go with the names above.


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