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// Copyright (c) 2012 The Chromium Authors. All rights reserved.
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style license that can be
// found in the LICENSE file.
#include <stddef.h>
#include "crypto/crypto_export.h"
namespace crypto {
// Performs a constant-time comparison of two strings, returning true if the
// strings are equal.
// For cryptographic operations, comparison functions such as memcmp() may
// expose side-channel information about input, allowing an attacker to
// perform timing analysis to determine what the expected bits should be. In
// order to avoid such attacks, the comparison must execute in constant time,
// so as to not to reveal to the attacker where the difference(s) are.
// For an example attack, see
CRYPTO_EXPORT bool SecureMemEqual(const void* s1, const void* s2, size_t n);
} // namespace crypto