Fri Sep 1 20:05:00 GMT 2017
The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:
This packages provides a library which exports the functions crypt(3),
crypt_r(3), encrypt(3), and setkey(3). The created passwords are 100%
identical to those created by the Linux crypt(3).
This release is a completely new implementation based on musl's. It adds
the reentrant crypt_r function, as well as support for MD5, Blowfish,
SHA-256, and SHA-512 ciphers as on other systems:
The crypt.exe binary was removed as it was non-standard and intended for
use on Windows 9x systems.
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