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.
released on 24 April 2003
22 February 2017
Leaders and contributors
|Jose G. López||Maintainer Debian|
Resources and communication
|GH page||VCS Repository Webview||https://github.com/shlomif/gringotts|
|Homepage old archived||Homepage||http://web.archive.org/web/20060215055335/http://devel.pluto.linux.it/projects/Gringotts/|
|Required to use||libmhash|
|Weak prerequisite||or 1.7 (both for building from CVS)|
|Required to use||zlib|
|Weak prerequisite||automake 1.4x|
|Required to use||libbz2|
|Weak prerequisite||autoconf 2.52 or later|
|Required to use||libmcrypt|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2017.
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