'libGringotts' is a small, thread-safe C library originally developed for Gringotts. Its purpose is to encapsulate data in an encrypted and compressed file. It uses strong cryptographic algorithms (RIJNDAEL 128/256, SERPENT, TWOFISH, CAST256, SAFER+, LOKI97, and 3DES for encryption, and SHA1 and RIPEMD-160 for hashing) to ensure that data is as safe as possible, and that the user has complete control over all encryption, hashing, and compression algorithms used in the process. It also provides functions for encrypting temporary files and to securely manage memory. It is based upon libmcrypt and mhash, and supports pkgconfig.
DocumentationUser manual available in HTML format from http://devel.pluto.linux.it/projects/libGringotts/index.php?page=manual; User install guide available in HTML format from http://devel.pluto.linux.it/projects/libGringotts/index.php?page=install
released on 24 April 2003
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||15 April 2003|
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|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://cvs.pluto.linux.it/cgi/viewcvs.cgi/gringotts/libgringotts/?cvsroot=Devel|
|Required to use||zlib|
|Weak prerequisite||automake 1.4x|
|Required to use||libbz2|
|Weak prerequisite||autoconf 2.52 or later|
|Required to use||libmcrypt|
|Required to use||libmhash|
|Weak prerequisite||or 1.7 (both for building from CVS)|
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