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1 Authen-Passphrase-Scrypt version 0.002
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4 This is experimental code, DO NOT USE in security-critical software.
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6 Scrypt is a key derivation function that was originally developed for
7 use in the Tarsnap online backup system and is designed to be far more
8 secure against hardware brute-force attacks than alternative functions
9 such as PBKDF2 or bcrypt.
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11 Authen::Passphrase::Scrypt is a module for hashing and verifying
12 passphrases using scrypt. It offers the same interface as
13 Authen::Passphrase. It is not however possible to use this module from
14 within Authen::Passphrase.
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16 INSTALLATION
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18 To 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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25 DEPENDENCIES
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27 This module requires these other modules and libraries:
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29 * OpenSSL (-lcrypto)
30 * Authen::Passphrase
31 * Data::Entropy::Algorithms
32 * Object::Tiny
33 * Test::Exception
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35 COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE
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37 Copyright (C) 2017-2018 by Marius Gavrilescu
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39 This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
40 it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.24.1 or,
41 at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.
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