Updated: python-crypto 2.6-1 -- Cryptographic algorithms and protocols for Python

Jari Aalto jari.aalto@cante.net
Thu Sep 20 10:44:00 GMT 2012


PACKAGE DESCRIPTION
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Homepage: https://launchpad.net/pycrypto
License : Public Domain / BSD-3-Clause

A collection of cryptographic algorithms and protocols, implemented
for use from Python. Among the contents of the package:

  * Hash functions: MD2, MD4.
  * Block encryption algorithms: AES, ARC2, Blowfish, CAST, DES, Triple-DES.
  * Stream encryption algorithms: ARC4, simple XOR.
  * Public-key algorithms: RSA, DSA, ElGamal, qNEW.
  * Protocols: All-or-nothing transforms, chaffing/winnowing.
  * Miscellaneous: RFC1751 module for converting 128-key keys
    into a set of English words, primality testing.

CHANGES SINCE LAST RELEASE
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See https://launchpad.net/pycrypto/+announcement

INSTALL OR UPGRADE NOTES
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Standard install.

CYGWIN INSTALLATION INFORMATION
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