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PKIXBuilderParameters.java

package org.bouncycastle.jce.cert;

import java.security.InvalidAlgorithmParameterException;
import java.security.InvalidParameterException;
import java.security.KeyStore;
import java.security.KeyStoreException;
import java.util.Set;

/**
 * Parameters used as input for the PKIX <code>CertPathBuilder</code> 
 * algorithm.<br />
 * <br />
 * A PKIX <code>CertPathBuilder</code> uses these parameters to {@link 
 * CertPathBuilder#build build} a <code>CertPath</code> which has been 
 * validated according to the PKIX certification path validation algorithm.<br />
 * <br />
 * To instantiate a <code>PKIXBuilderParameters</code> object, an
 * application must specify one or more <i>most-trusted CAs</i> as defined by
 * the PKIX certification path validation algorithm. The most-trusted CA 
 * can be specified using one of two constructors. An application 
 * can call {@link #PKIXBuilderParameters(Set, CertSelector) 
 * PKIXBuilderParameters(Set, CertSelector)}, specifying a 
 * <code>Set</code> of <code>TrustAnchor</code> objects, each of which 
 * identifies a most-trusted CA. Alternatively, an application can call 
 * {@link #PKIXBuilderParameters(KeyStore, CertSelector)
 * PKIXBuilderParameters(KeyStore, CertSelector)}, specifying a 
 * <code>KeyStore</code> instance containing trusted certificate entries, each 
 * of which will be considered as a most-trusted CA.<br />
 * <br />
 * In addition, an application must specify constraints on the target 
 * certificate that the <code>CertPathBuilder</code> will attempt 
 * to build a path to. The constraints are specified as a 
 * <code>CertSelector</code> object. These constraints should provide the 
 * <code>CertPathBuilder</code> with enough search criteria to find the target 
 * certificate. Minimal criteria for an <code>X509Certificate</code> usually 
 * include the subject name and/or one or more subject alternative names.
 * If enough criteria is not specified, the <code>CertPathBuilder</code> 
 * may throw a <code>CertPathBuilderException</code>.<br />
 * <br />
 * <b>Concurrent Access</b><br />
 * <br />
 * Unless otherwise specified, the methods defined in this class are not
 * thread-safe. Multiple threads that need to access a single
 * object concurrently should synchronize amongst themselves and
 * provide the necessary locking. Multiple threads each manipulating
 * separate objects need not synchronize.
 *
 * @see CertPathBuilder
 **/
00050 public class PKIXBuilderParameters extends PKIXParameters
{
    private int maxPathLength = 5;

    /**
     * Creates an instance of <code>PKIXBuilderParameters</code> with the
     * specified <code>Set</code> of most-trusted CAs. Each element of the set
     * is a {@link TrustAnchor TrustAnchor}.<br />
     * <br />
     * Note that the <code>Set</code> is copied to protect against subsequent
     * modifications.
     * 
     * @param trustAnchors
     *            a <code>Set</code> of <code>TrustAnchor</code>s
     * @param targetConstraints
     *            a <code>CertSelector</code> specifying the constraints on
     *            the target certificate
     * 
     * @exception InvalidAlgorithmParameterException
     *                if <code>trustAnchors</code> is empty
     *                <code>(trustAnchors.isEmpty() == true)</code>
     * @exception NullPointerException
     *                if <code>trustAnchors</code> is <code>null</code>
     * @exception ClassCastException
     *                if any of the elements of <code>trustAnchors</code> are
     *                not of type <code>java.security.cert.TrustAnchor</code>
     */
00077     public PKIXBuilderParameters(
        Set trustAnchors,
        CertSelector targetConstraints)
            throws InvalidAlgorithmParameterException
    {
        super(trustAnchors);
        setTargetCertConstraints(targetConstraints);
    }

    /**
     * Creates an instance of <code>PKIXBuilderParameters</code> that
     * populates the set of most-trusted CAs from the trusted certificate
     * entries contained in the specified <code>KeyStore</code>. Only
     * keystore entries that contain trusted <code>X509Certificate</code>s
     * are considered; all other certificate types are ignored.
     * 
     * @param keystore
     *            a <code>KeyStore</code> from which the set of most-trusted
     *            CAs will be populated
     * @param targetConstraints
     *            a <code>CertSelector</code> specifying the constraints on
     *            the target certificate
     * 
     * @exception KeyStoreException
     *                if <code>keystore</code> has not been initialized
     * @exception InvalidAlgorithmParameterException
     *                if <code>keystore</code> does not contain at least one
     *                trusted certificate entry
     * @exception NullPointerException
     *                if <code>keystore</code> is <code>null</code>
     */
00108     public PKIXBuilderParameters(
        KeyStore keystore,
        CertSelector targetConstraints) throws KeyStoreException,
            InvalidAlgorithmParameterException
    {
        super(keystore);
        setTargetCertConstraints(targetConstraints);
    }

    /**
     * Sets the value of the maximum number of non-self-issued intermediate
     * certificates that may exist in a certification path. A certificate is
     * self-issued if the DNs that appear in the subject and issuer fields are
     * identical and are not empty. Note that the last certificate in a
     * certification path is not an intermediate certificate, and is not
     * included in this limit. Usually the last certificate is an end entity
     * certificate, but it can be a CA certificate. A PKIX
     * <code>CertPathBuilder</code> instance must not build paths longer than
     * the length specified.<br />
     * <br />
     * A value of 0 implies that the path can only contain a single certificate.
     * A value of -1 implies that the path length is unconstrained (i.e. there
     * is no maximum). The default maximum path length, if not specified, is 5.
     * Setting a value less than -1 will cause an exception to be thrown.<br />
     * <br />
     * If any of the CA certificates contain the
     * <code>BasicConstraintsExtension</code>, the value of the
     * <code>pathLenConstraint</code> field of the extension overrides the
     * maximum path length parameter whenever the result is a certification path
     * of smaller length.
     * 
     * @param maxPathLength
     *            the maximum number of non-self-issued intermediate
     *            certificates that may exist in a certification path
     * 
     * @exception InvalidParameterException
     *                if <code>maxPathLength</code> is set to a value less
     *                than -1
     * 
     * @see #getMaxPathLength
     */
00149     public void setMaxPathLength(int maxPathLength)
    {
        if (maxPathLength < -1)
        {
            throw new InvalidParameterException(
                    "the maximum path length parameter can not be less than -1");
        }
        this.maxPathLength = maxPathLength;
    }

    /**
     * Returns the value of the maximum number of intermediate non-self-issued
     * certificates that may exist in a certification path. See the
     * {@link #setMaxPathLength} method for more details.
     * 
     * @return the maximum number of non-self-issued intermediate certificates
     *         that may exist in a certification path, or -1 if there is no
     *         limit
     * 
     * @see #setMaxPathLength
     */
00170     public int getMaxPathLength()
    {
        return maxPathLength;
    }

    /**
     * Returns a formatted string describing the parameters.
     * 
     * @return a formatted string describing the parameters
     */
00180     public String toString()
    {
        StringBuffer s = new StringBuffer();
        s.append("PKIXBuilderParameters [\n");
        s.append(super.toString());
        s.append("  Maximum Path Length: ");
        s.append(getMaxPathLength());
        s.append("\n]\n");
        return s.toString();
    }
}

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