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Re: PKCS#7 (package signature) implemented?

To: Hannes Tschofenig <>
Subject: Re: PKCS#7 (package signature) implemented?
From: Luka Perkov <>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 02:23:11 +0100
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Hi Hannes,

On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 03:18:15PM +0100, Hannes Tschofenig wrote:
> Appendix E.5 of the TR-69 specification describes how to apply signatures to 
> firmware packages using the PKCS#7 format.
> I took a brief look at the source code at and
> couldn't find the code for the package signing procedures.
> I am wondering whether I missed it or whether this part of the specification
> has not been implemented.

You have not missed it - it is not implemented. I had a quick look at the
documentation and it says that the entire Annex is deprecated in favor of the
'Software Module Management mechanism'. Why not use the newer one instead?


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