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Old 09-20-2004, 09:47 AM   #1
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Cryptography Libraries

Hello guys, i was wondering whether anyone knows of some good C cryptography libraries. I need them to support atleast Blowfish and AES, plus they got to have good documentation.
Old 09-20-2004, 12:36 PM   #2
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Blowfish is small - plus, the whole thing is public domain (like GSL)

download it from the guy who wrote it:
Old 09-20-2004, 08:07 PM   #3
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most of the latest kernel comes with the scatterlist cryptographic supports heaps of ciphers(including blowfish and aes) hmacs ,digest etc.

you will have to compile one of the latest kernel (i am using 2.4.27) and under Cryptographic Options enable the algorithms that you require.They also provide an example module (tcrypt.c) that uses this API.

i would encourage you to visit this site .

let us know how you go.
Old 09-21-2004, 09:07 AM   #4
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Thanks yall.
Old 09-21-2004, 11:57 PM   #5
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Folks, this is kernel-level encryption. You are not supposed to use that from userland, except the random device for initialization.


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