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abstract public class: AlgorithmParameterGeneratorSpi [javadoc | source]
This class defines the Service Provider Interface (SPI) for the AlgorithmParameterGenerator class, which is used to generate a set of parameters to be used with a certain algorithm.

All the abstract methods in this class must be implemented by each cryptographic service provider who wishes to supply the implementation of a parameter generator for a particular algorithm.

In case the client does not explicitly initialize the AlgorithmParameterGenerator (via a call to an engineInit method), each provider must supply (and document) a default initialization. For example, the Sun provider uses a default modulus prime size of 1024 bits for the generation of DSA parameters.

Method from Summary:
engineGenerateParameters,   engineInit,   engineInit
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait
Method from Detail:
 abstract protected AlgorithmParameters engineGenerateParameters()
    Generates the parameters.
 abstract protected  void engineInit(int size,
    SecureRandom random)
    Initializes this parameter generator for a certain size and source of randomness.
 abstract protected  void engineInit(AlgorithmParameterSpec genParamSpec,
    SecureRandom random) throws InvalidAlgorithmParameterException
    Initializes this parameter generator with a set of algorithm-specific parameter generation values.