CryptLib is a collection of cryptographic functions written in C. Each module is fully independent and requires only a single .c file and a a single .h file. The functions are designed to be portable, however they do require a Little-Endian processor.
The makefile is for gnu make and works on Linux, OSX, Cygwin. It also works on Windows with VSS if cygwin (or some other gnu make) is setup and the environment has been setup correctly.
A Visual Studio 2010 solution file also exists, which has project files. This can be used instead of the makefile for VS2010.
Created June 2013
Version 1.0.0 - June 2013
To use the library functions, only the following files are required, depending on what cryptographic functions are wanted.
- MD5 - (LibMd5.h, and LibMd5.c)
- SHA1 - (LibSha1.h, and LibSha1.c)
- SHA256 - (LibSha256.h, and LibSha256.c)
- SHA512 - (LibSha512.h, and LibSha512.c)
- RC4 - (LibRc4.h, and LibRc4.c)
In the projects directory there are several programs that compile to command line executables. One is CryptLibTest. This tests the algorithms against known test vectors. If compiling on a different system this is useful to verify that the results are still valid. For example if you compile on a Big-Endian system then some of the functions will undoubtable fail. The test program can be used to verify that the correct modifications have been made if you wish to adapt the fiules to Big-Endian.
Additionally there are sample programs that demonstrate the functions. For each of the hash functions there is a program that creates a hash from a string given on command line. For RC4 there is a program that outputs the stream in hex.
Included in the Exe directory are executables of the above programs for Windows, OSX, and Linux. All of them are compiled for x64 versions of the operating systems. The Windows one is compiled for Vista and greater. The Linux binaries are comiled on Ubuntu 12.04. The binaries are built with a dependncy on GLICC2.14 which means it will only load on fairly new versions of Linux. However linux is the easiest system to build form source as almost every linux platform will have make and gcc already installed.
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