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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.


Install the latest version of libxcrypt as follows:

guix install libxcrypt

Or install a particular version:

guix install libxcrypt@4.4.36

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.