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1Authen-Passphrase-Scrypt version 0.001001
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4This is experimental code, DO NOT USE in security-critical software.
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6Scrypt is a key derivation function that was originally developed for
7use in the Tarsnap online backup system and is designed to be far more
8secure against hardware brute-force attacks than alternative functions
9such as PBKDF2 or bcrypt.
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11Authen::Passphrase::Scrypt is a module for hashing and verifying
12passphrases using scrypt. It offers the same interface as
13Authen::Passphrase. It is not however possible to use this module from
14within Authen::Passphrase.
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16INSTALLATION
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18To install this module type the following:
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20 perl Makefile.PL
21 make
22 make test
23 make install
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25DEPENDENCIES
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27This module requires these other modules and libraries:
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29* OpenSSL (-lcrypto)
30* Authen::Passphrase
31* Class::Accessor::Fast
32* Data::Entropy::Algorithms
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34COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE
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36Copyright (C) 2017 by Marius Gavrilescu
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38This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
39it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.24.1 or,
40at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.
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