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Development files for Crypt library

libxcrypt is a replacement for libcrypt, which comes with the GNU C Library. It supports, beside DES crypt and MD5, passwords with blowfish encryption.

This package contains the header files and static libraries, which are necessary to develop your own software using libxcrypt.

Package version:1:2.4-1


This is the README for libxcrypt

This library is a replacement for libcrypt which comes with the
GNU C Library. It should be binary compatible with
in that way, as that programs linked against should
also work with this library, but programs linked against libxcrypt
don't need to work with libcrypt. You can replace libcrypt with a


This is an implementation of a password hashing algorithm, provided
via the crypt(3) and a reentrant interface.  It is compatible with
OpenBSD bcrypt.c (version 2a) by Niels Provos and David Mazieres.

I've placed this code in the public domain.  Please, see the comment
in crypt_blowfish.c for more information.

You can use the provided routines in your own packages, or link them
into a C library.


The following is the README for UFC-crypt, with those portions deleted
that are known to be incorrect for the implementation used with the
GNU C library.

	UFC-crypt: ultra fast 'crypt' implementation

	@(#)README	2.27 11 Sep 1996

Design goals/non goals:

- Crypt implementation plugin compatible with crypt(3)/fcrypt.

- High pe


libxcrypt NEWS -- history of user-visible changes.

Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004 SuSE Linux AG, Ge


libxcrypt (1:2.4-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Alas, we have to use an epoch to revert from 3.0 to 2


2006-01-06  Thorsten Kukuk  <>

	* release version 2.4

	* src/ Bump minor 


This package was debianized by Ivan Kohler <> on
Sat,  7 Aug 2004 22:12:08 -0700.


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