[xmlsec] question about xmlsec initialization

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Tue Aug 20 09:17:22 PDT 2002

Both xmlSecKeysMngr and xmlSecDSigCtx are reusable. Moreover,
you can use them in the multiple threads in the same time (the only
restriction is that you need to load all your keys into xmlSecKeysMngr
before starting threads or you will need to write your own keys manager
and do sync by yourself).


Moultrie, Ferrell (ISSAtlanta) wrote:

>In the example init code, you allocate two structures: a xmlSecKeysMngr
>and a xmlSecDSigCtx. After the verification you free those objects. If
>I'm going to verify multiple signatures in multiple seperate documents,
>are those objects "reusable" or should they be allocated/used/free'd for
>each cycle? Since the allocation of those two structures doesn't
>reference a specific document or other structures, I'm guessing they are
>reusable -- but do I need to make any kind of Initialize()-type call
>before reuse? Any hints would be greatly appreciated!
>  Ferrell
>Ferrell Moultrie (ferrell at iss.net)
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