[cryptography] announcing pycryptopp v0.6.0.1206569328141510525648634803928199668821045408958

Rose, Greg ggr at qualcomm.com
Thu Mar 15 00:41:38 EDT 2012


Of course "py" is pronounced "roo" by some.

Greg.

On 2012 Mar 14, at 21:22 , Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn wrote:

> Folks:
> 
> Here is the new release of pycryptopp:
> 
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pycryptopp
> 
> It has Ed25519 signatures, using Python wrappers written by Brian
> Warner in his "python-ed25519" project and C code written by Daniel J.
> Bernstein in his "supercop" project. It also has XSalsa20 cipher,
> using Python wrappers written by Yu Xue and Brian Warner for the
> Crypto++ implementation of XSalsa20 written by Wei Dai. There are a
> few other improvements, listed below (from the ChangeLog).
> 
> It has come to my attention that "pycryptopp" is a *terrible* name for
> a Python crypto library, since people confuse it with "pycrypto". I
> intend to change the name soon. I'm currently toying with idea of
> naming it "zcryptopy", pronounced "zkripTOPpy".
> 
> Bug reports welcome! Please open tickets on the trac --
> https://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/pycryptopp -- or write to this mailing
> list.
> 
> Special thanks to Brian Warner for doing a lot of the work to produce
> this release.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Zooko
> 
>      • src/pycryptopp/_version.py: release pycryptopp-0.6.0
>      • add Ed25519 signatures (#75)
>      • add XSalsa20 cipher (#40)
>      • switch from darcs to git for revision control
>      • pycryptopp version numbers now include a decimal encoding of …
>      • reorganize the source tree and the version number generation
>      • aesmodule.cpp: validate size of IV and throw exception if it
> is not 16 (#70)
>      • fixed compile errors with gcc-4.7.0 (#78)
>      • fixed compile errors concerning "CryptoPP::g_nullNameValuePairs" (#77)
>      • suppress warnings from valgrind with new OpenSSL 1.0.1 on Fedora (#82)
>      • raise Python exception instead of uncaught C++ exception
>        (resulting in abort) when deserializing malformed RSA keys (#83)
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