Can we include a crypt() package in cygwin now?
Mon Feb 14 03:28:00 GMT 2000

>From: Corinna Vinschen <>

>Chris Faylor wrote:
>> Does anyone know if the loosening of export restrictions will
>> allow us to include a crypt() implementation in cygwin?
>> cgf

>Netscape exports it's 128-bit version now to us, too. So I think
>it's no problem to include for example the standard 56 bit-DES for
>a simple setkey(), encrypt(), crypt() implementation. Further
>enhancements not excluded.

>You know the joke: We already use that algorithms since they
>are worldwide published in books...

There aiso exists a German DIN standard for it ;-)
Sorry, I cannot remember the number. If you like, I may look it up
when I am home.

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