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GNU Crypto
Project to produce a full set of Java cryptographic tools

GNU Crypto, part of the GNU project, released under the aegis of GNU, aims at providing free, versatile, high-quality, and provably correct implementations of cryptographic primitives and tools in the Java programming language for use by both programmers and end-users.

GNU Crypto has now merged with GNU Classpath.


User manual available in HTML format from

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version 2.1.0 (stable)
released on 23 October 2005


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License:GPLv2orlater with library exceptionJanet Casey19 June 2003

Leaders and contributors

See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor
Casey Marshall Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Required to buildgcj 3.1 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 October 2014.


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