Thread-safe library that encapsulates data in an encrypted file
'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.
22 February 2017
Leaders and contributors
|Jose G. López||Maintainer Debian|
Resources and communication
|Homepage old archived||Homepage||http://web.archive.org/web/20060215055335/http://devel.pluto.linux.it/projects/Gringotts/|
|GH page||VCS Repository Webview||https://github.com/shlomif/gringotts|
|Required to use||zlib|
|Required to use||libmcrypt|
|Weak prerequisite||or 1.7 (both for building from CVS)|
|Weak prerequisite||autoconf 2.52 or later|
|Required to use||libbz2|
|Weak prerequisite||automake 1.4x|
|Required to use||libmhash|
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