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|Name: nettle||Distribution: RPMForge repository for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6|
|Version: 1.15||Vendor: Dag Apt Repository, http://dag.wieers.com/apt/|
|Release: 1.el6.rf||Build date: Fri Apr 22 14:10:46 2011|
|Group: Development/Libraries||Build host: lisse.hasselt.wieers.com|
|Size: 2913941||Source RPM: nettle-1.15-1.el6.rf.src.rpm|
|Packager: Dries Verachtert <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Summary: Cryptographic library|
Nettle is a cryptographic library that is designed to fit easily in more or less any context: in crypto toolkits for object-oriented languages (C++, Python, Pike, etc.), in applications like LSH or GNUPG, or even in kernel space. In most contexts, you need more than the basic cryptographic algorithms; you also need some way to keep track of available algorithms and their properties and variants. You often have some algorithm selection process, often dictated by a protocol you want to implement. And as the requirements of applications differ in subtle and not so subtle ways, an API that fits one application well can be a pain to use in a different context, which is why there are so many different cryptographic libraries around. Nettle tries to avoid this problem by doing one thing, the low-level crypto stuff, and providing a simple but general interface to it. In particular, Nettle doesn't do algorithm selection. It doesn't do memory allocation. It doesn't do any I/O. The idea is that one can build several application- and context-specific interfaces on top of Nettle and share the code, testcases, benchmarks, documentation, etc.
* Fri Apr 22 2011 Dag Wieers <email@example.com> - 1.15-1 - Updated to release 1.15. * Tue Sep 26 2006 Dries Verachtert <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 1.12-1 - Updated to release 1.12. * Sat Jun 12 2004 Dries Verachtert <email@example.com> - 1.10-1 - Fix ownership of devel package. * Tue Jun 08 2004 Dries Verachtert <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 1.10-1 - Initial package.
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