[cryptography] Sodium. (Was: Re: NaCl Documentation?)

yersinia yersinia.spiros at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 05:16:31 EDT 2013


Nice to know. I have just forked it on github. I will try to contribuite to
it in my spare time.

Good job however.

On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 8:53 AM, Joachim Strömbergson <
Joachim at strombergson.com> wrote:

> Aloha!
>
> On 2013-03-11 12:22 , Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Is anyone aware of documentation for NaCl? There does not appears to
>> be a README or INSTALL at the moment, and Google is not being very
>> helpful: https://www.google.com/#q=**nacl+library+documentation+**
>> site:nacl.cr.yp.to<https://www.google.com/#q=nacl+library+documentation+site:nacl.cr.yp.to>
>> .
>> There also does not appear to be a mailing list:
>> https://www.google.com/#q=**nacl+library+mailing+list+**
>> site:nacl.cr.yp.to<https://www.google.com/#q=nacl+library+mailing+list+site:nacl.cr.yp.to>
>> .
>>
>> A newbie question (if you have experience with the library): how does
>> one (1) specify a compiler; and (2) execute the self tests. Executing
>> `$ CC=gcc; ./do` appears to have hung. (The `do` script has some
>> `echo` statements, but I have not gotten any output).
>>
>
> There is a new implementation of NaCl by Frand Denis called Sodium that
> tries to be more portable and user friendly. There are wrappers for Python
> and Ruby, several prepackaged versions for different systems etc. I had no
> problem building it with clang+llvm om OSX.
>
> (I do however have problems actually using the lib, but right now I attest
> that to problems behind the keyboard.)
>
> Sodium uses std configure style build process and comes with a
> comprehensive test system.
>
> See more here:
>
> http://labs.umbrella.com/2013/**03/06/announcing-sodium-a-new-**
> cryptographic-library/<http://labs.umbrella.com/2013/03/06/announcing-sodium-a-new-cryptographic-library/>
>
> https://github.com/jedisct1/**libsodium<https://github.com/jedisct1/libsodium>
>
> --
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>
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