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# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
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#  Copyright 2011 Sybren A. Stüvel <sybren@stuvel.eu>
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'''Core mathematical operations.

This is the actual core RSA implementation, which is only defined
mathematically on integers.
'''


from rsa._compat import is_integer

def assert_int(var, name):

    if is_integer(var):
        return

    raise TypeError('%s should be an integer, not %s' % (name, var.__class__))

def encrypt_int(message, ekey, n):
    '''Encrypts a message using encryption key 'ekey', working modulo n'''

    assert_int(message, 'message')
    assert_int(ekey, 'ekey')
    assert_int(n, 'n')

    if message < 0:
        raise ValueError('Only non-negative numbers are supported')
         
    if message > n:
        raise OverflowError("The message %i is too long for n=%i" % (message, n))

    return pow(message, ekey, n)

def decrypt_int(cyphertext, dkey, n):
    '''Decrypts a cypher text using the decryption key 'dkey', working
    modulo n'''

    assert_int(cyphertext, 'cyphertext')
    assert_int(dkey, 'dkey')
    assert_int(n, 'n')

    message = pow(cyphertext, dkey, n)
    return message