Rename 'md' output parameter to 'out' and add bounds.

We usually name output parameters 'out'. (Someone made a C++ templating
change in Chromium which messed up const-ness, saw the compile error,
and thought it was in MD5_Final.) Also tag the parameters with the

Sadly, there's a bit of goofiness around SHA224_Final/SHA256_Final and
SHA384_Final/SHA512_Final, but they're just documentation anyway.
(Though it does touch on the mess that is sha->md_len which would be
nice to clear through somehow.)

Change-Id: I1918b7eecfe13f13b217d01d4414ac2358802354
Commit-Queue: David Benjamin <>
Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <>
12 files changed
tree: 31b4afd7e4fbc976959dd6feb5389a9c40ca4e4e
  1. .clang-format
  2. .github/
  3. .gitignore
  7. CMakeLists.txt
  15. codereview.settings
  16. crypto/
  17. decrepit/
  18. fipstools/
  19. fuzz/
  20. go.mod
  21. include/
  22. sources.cmake
  23. ssl/
  24. third_party/
  25. tool/
  26. util/


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