Mcrypt

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mcrypt

http://mcrypt.sourceforge.net/
Encrypts files or streams

mcrypt is a program for encrypting files or streams. It is intended to be a replacement for the old UNIX crypt. It uses well-known and well-tested algorithms like DES, BLOWFISH, TWOFISH, ARCFOUR, CAST-128, and more in several modes (CBC, CFB, etc.). It also has a compatibility mode with the old UNIX crypt and Solaris des. Some of the algorithms that mcrypt may use (like RC6 and IDEA) are not free in all countries. These algorithms are provided as extension modules to libmcrypt (the library which implements all the algorithms and modes found in mcrypt). Users should contact the companies listed in docs/README.nonfree, if you live in a country where is illegal to use them.

Documentation

User manpage available in HTML format from http://mcrypt.hellug.gr/mcrypt/mcrypt.1.html



Download

https://sourceforge.net/projects/mcrypt/files/MCrypt/2.6.8/mcrypt-2.6.8.tar.gz/download

version 2.6.8 (stable)
released on 22 November 2008




VCS Checkout

password: anonymous

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Licensing

License

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License

LGPL

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

11 May 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Nikos Mavroyanopoulos Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://cvs.hellug.gr/cgi-bin/cvsweb/mcrypt/
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:nmav@hellug.gr
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/mcrypt
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/Mcrypt


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to uselibmhash (http://mhash.sourceforge.net/)
Required to buildlibmhash
Source requirementlibmhash

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 April 2018.



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