python-fastpbkdf2 is a set of Python bindings for
fastpbkdf2 with an interface compatible
with the standard library's
hashlib.pbkdf2_hmac. Initial testing shows that
it is about 40% faster than the standard library implementation.
python-fastpbkdf2 supports and is tested against Python versions 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6.
python-fastpbkdf2 can be installed with pip:
pip install fastpbkdf2
python-fastpbkdf2 depends on CFFI to bind C code.
may be required and can be installed with various package managers such as yum
How to use
python-fastpbkdf2 provides an interface compatible wtih
The module contains a single function that can be imported in place of
from fastpbkdf2 import pbkdf2_hmac
python-fastpbkdf2 is made available under both the BSD and Apache Software
License Version 2.0 licenses. See the
for the exact terms of the license.
Bug reports, security issues and contributing
python-fastpbkdf2 welcomes any bug reports, fixes and suggestions. If an issue is security-sensitive, please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If contributing a patch, please adhere to the following guidelines:
- Follow PEP 8. The test suite runs a flake8 lint to catch any issues.
- Keep patches small to ease the review process. Bigger patches can be broken up in logical chunks.
- Ensure that test coverage remains at 100%.