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- Subject: [ANN] lua-chacha
- From: "Pierre Chapuis" <catwell@...>
- Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 17:16:58 +0100
I just pushed a module called lua-chacha to GitHub .
It is a C module that implements the ChaCha stream cipher
based on D.J. Bernstein's original codebase. It supports
ChaCha8, ChaCha12 and ChaCha20, as well as the IETF
I want to stress that ChaCha is a stream cipher that is
not, by itself, a secure way to encrypt data. It is a
low-level primitive intended to be composed with others
to form a complete cryptography system.
I have only released that module for Lua 5.3 on LuaRocks
because it is the only Lua version I have tested it with