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Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 09:16:02 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <daniel.cegielka@...il.com>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: crypt() non-DES support

We already have SHA3 finalist:

http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/hash/sha-3/winner_sha-3.html
http://keccak.noekeon.org/
http://keccak.noekeon.org/KeccakReferenceAndOptimized-3.2.zip

Daniel


2012/6/8 Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx>:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 05:23:23PM +0800, orc wrote:
>> Will crypt() support more encryption methods in musl? Some applications
>> expect this. The manpage for crypt(3) says that $id$salt$ is a glibc2
>> extension. (I've seen stub in src/misc/crypt.c)
>
> Yes, it's my intent to add a couple popular hashes; the work is
> pending getting small implementations of them under appropriate
> license (tomcrypt is probably the best source), and doing the
> necessary integration. Before doing any work on this, I also want to
> completely replace the current DES implementation with one from
> tomcrypt; it should be moderately smaller in code size, MUCH smaller
> in memory usage, and much faster.
>
> Rich

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