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- Subject: Re: [ANN] lua-chacha
- From: Nagaev Boris <bnagaev@...>
- Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 01:20:14 +0300
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 7:16 PM, Pierre Chapuis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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
> ChaCha20 variant.
> 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
> so far.
I have backported it to Lua 5.1, 5,2 and LuaJIT:
>  https://github.com/catwell/lua-chacha
> Pierre Chapuis