Extended crypt library for descrypt, md5crypt, bcrypt, and others
libxcrypt is a modern library for one-way hashing of passwords. It supports a wide variety of both modern and historical hashing methods: yescrypt, gost-yescrypt, scrypt, bcrypt, sha512crypt, sha256crypt, md5crypt, SunMD5, sha1crypt, NT, bsdicrypt, bigcrypt, and descrypt.
- Versions: 4.4.36
- Website: https://github.com/besser82/libxcrypt
- Licenses: LGPL 2.1
- Package source: gnu/packages/crypto.scm
- Builds: See build status
- Issues: See known issues
Install the latest version of
libxcrypt as follows:
guix install libxcrypt
Or install a particular version:
guix install email@example.com
You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the
guix shell documentation for more information.