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+=head1 NAME
+BF_set_key, BF_encrypt, BF_decrypt, BF_ecb_encrypt, BF_cbc_encrypt,
+BF_cfb64_encrypt, BF_ofb64_encrypt, BF_options - Blowfish encryption
+=head1 SYNOPSIS
+ #include <openssl/blowfish.h>
+ void BF_set_key(BF_KEY *key, int len, const unsigned char *data);
+ void BF_ecb_encrypt(const unsigned char *in, unsigned char *out,
+ BF_KEY *key, int enc);
+ void BF_cbc_encrypt(const unsigned char *in, unsigned char *out,
+ long length, BF_KEY *schedule,
+ unsigned char *ivec, int enc);
+ void BF_cfb64_encrypt(const unsigned char *in, unsigned char *out,
+ long length, BF_KEY *schedule,
+ unsigned char *ivec, int *num, int enc);
+ void BF_ofb64_encrypt(const unsigned char *in, unsigned char *out,
+ long length, BF_KEY *schedule,
+ unsigned char *ivec, int *num);
+ const char *BF_options(void);
+ void BF_encrypt(BF_LONG *data, const BF_KEY *key);
+ void BF_decrypt(BF_LONG *data, const BF_KEY *key);
+This library implements the Blowfish cipher, which was invented and described
+by Counterpane (see http://www.counterpane.com/blowfish.html ).
+Blowfish is a block cipher that operates on 64 bit (8 byte) blocks of data.
+It uses a variable size key, but typically, 128 bit (16 byte) keys are
+considered good for strong encryption. Blowfish can be used in the same
+modes as DES (see L<des_modes(7)>). Blowfish is currently one
+of the faster block ciphers. It is quite a bit faster than DES, and much
+faster than IDEA or RC2.
+Blowfish consists of a key setup phase and the actual encryption or decryption
+BF_set_key() sets up the B<BF_KEY> B<key> using the B<len> bytes long key
+at B<data>.
+BF_ecb_encrypt() is the basic Blowfish encryption and decryption function.
+It encrypts or decrypts the first 64 bits of B<in> using the key B<key>,
+putting the result in B<out>. B<enc> decides if encryption (B<BF_ENCRYPT>)
+or decryption (B<BF_DECRYPT>) shall be performed. The vector pointed at by
+B<in> and B<out> must be 64 bits in length, no less. If they are larger,
+everything after the first 64 bits is ignored.
+The mode functions BF_cbc_encrypt(), BF_cfb64_encrypt() and BF_ofb64_encrypt()
+all operate on variable length data. They all take an initialization vector
+B<ivec> which needs to be passed along into the next call of the same function
+for the same message. B<ivec> may be initialized with anything, but the
+recipient needs to know what it was initialized with, or it won't be able
+to decrypt. Some programs and protocols simplify this, like SSH, where
+B<ivec> is simply initialized to zero.
+BF_cbc_encrypt() operates on data that is a multiple of 8 bytes long, while
+BF_cfb64_encrypt() and BF_ofb64_encrypt() are used to encrypt an variable
+number of bytes (the amount does not have to be an exact multiple of 8). The
+purpose of the latter two is to simulate stream ciphers, and therefore, they
+need the parameter B<num>, which is a pointer to an integer where the current
+offset in B<ivec> is stored between calls. This integer must be initialized
+to zero when B<ivec> is initialized.
+BF_cbc_encrypt() is the Cipher Block Chaining function for Blowfish. It
+encrypts or decrypts the 64 bits chunks of B<in> using the key B<schedule>,
+putting the result in B<out>. B<enc> decides if encryption (BF_ENCRYPT) or
+decryption (BF_DECRYPT) shall be performed. B<ivec> must point at an 8 byte
+long initialization vector.
+BF_cfb64_encrypt() is the CFB mode for Blowfish with 64 bit feedback.
+It encrypts or decrypts the bytes in B<in> using the key B<schedule>,
+putting the result in B<out>. B<enc> decides if encryption (B<BF_ENCRYPT>)
+or decryption (B<BF_DECRYPT>) shall be performed. B<ivec> must point at an
+8 byte long initialization vector. B<num> must point at an integer which must
+be initially zero.
+BF_ofb64_encrypt() is the OFB mode for Blowfish with 64 bit feedback.
+It uses the same parameters as BF_cfb64_encrypt(), which must be initialized
+the same way.
+BF_encrypt() and BF_decrypt() are the lowest level functions for Blowfish
+encryption. They encrypt/decrypt the first 64 bits of the vector pointed by
+B<data>, using the key B<key>. These functions should not be used unless you
+implement 'modes' of Blowfish. The alternative is to use BF_ecb_encrypt().
+If you still want to use these functions, you should be aware that they take
+each 32-bit chunk in host-byte order, which is little-endian on little-endian
+platforms and big-endian on big-endian ones.
+None of the functions presented here return any value.
+=head1 NOTE
+Applications should use the higher level functions
+L<EVP_EncryptInit(3)> etc. instead of calling these
+functions directly.
+=head1 SEE ALSO
+Copyright 2000-2016 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
+Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License"). You may not use
+this file except in compliance with the License. You can obtain a copy
+in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at