[Bitcoin-development] Deprecating "midstate" in getwork?

John Smith witchspace81 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 07:52:56 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:49 PM, solar <solar at heliacal.net> wrote:

> It's just simple SHA2, you can implement the whole thing easily without
> dragging in a huge lib like OpenSSL.  I guess I haven't looked at it
> recently but the original CPU miner was just implemented locally in bitcoin
> and didn't use any libs.

I don't get the 'dragging in' part. Bitcoin already depends on OpenSSL for
ecdsa, bignum, and SSL for RPC. Please, please don't try to reimplement
these locally :-)

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