[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: libxcrypt-4.4.20-1
Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-announce
Thu May 20 16:38:10 GMT 2021
Version 4.4.20-1 of
are available in the Cygwin distribution.
Latest upstream release
libxcrypt is a modern library for one-way hashing of passwords. It
supports a wide variety of both modern and historical hashing methods:
yescrypt, gost-yescrypt, scrypt, bcrypt, sha512crypt, sha256crypt,
md5crypt, SunMD5, sha1crypt, NT, bsdicrypt, bigcrypt, and descrypt. It
provides the traditional Unix crypt and crypt_r interfaces, as well as a
set of extended interfaces pioneered by Openwall Linux, crypt_rn,
crypt_ra, crypt_gensalt, crypt_gensalt_rn, and crypt_gensalt_ra.
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