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Library: Libgcrypt
Maintainer: Werner Koch <>
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License (library): LGPLv2.1+
License (manual and tools): GPLv2+
Libgcrypt used to be part of GnuPG but has been taken out into its own
package on 2000-12-21.
Authors of Libgcrypt
GNUPG Werner Koch 1998-02-23
Assigns GNU Privacy Guard and future changes.
Designed and implemented GnuPG.
GNUPG Matthew Skala 1998-08-10
Disclaims changes.
Wrote cipher/twofish.c.
GNUPG Natural Resources Canada 1998-08-11
Disclaims changes by Matthew Skala.
GNUPG Michael Roth Germany 1998-09-17
Assigns changes.
Wrote cipher/des.c.
Changes and bug fixes all over the place.
GNUPG Niklas Hernaeus 1998-09-18
Disclaims changes.
Weak key patches.
GNUPG Rémi Guyomarch 1999-05-25
Assigns past and future changes. (g10/compress.c, g10/encr-data.c,
g10/free-packet.c, g10/mdfilter.c, g10/plaintext.c, util/iobuf.c)
ANY g10 Code GmbH 2001-06-07
Code marked with ChangeLog entries of g10 Code employees.
LIBGCRYPT Timo Schulz 2001-08-31
Assigns past and future changes.
LIBGCRYPT Simon Josefsson 2002-10-25
Assigns past and future changes to FSF (cipher/{md4,crc}.c, CTR mode,
CTS/MAC flags, self test improvements)
LIBGCRYPT Moritz Schulte 2003-04-17
Assigns past and future changes.
GNUTLS Nikolaos Mavrogiannopoulos 2003-11-22
Original code for cipher/rfc2268.c.
LIBGCRYPT The Written Word 2005-04-15
Assigns past and future changes. (new: src/,
src/, src/secmem.c, mpi/hppa1.1/mpih-mul3.S,
mpi/hppa1.1/udiv-qrnnd.S, mpi/hppa1.1/mpih-mul2.S,
mpi/hppa1.1/mpih-mul1.S, mpi/, tests/prime.c,
tests/register.c, tests/ac.c, tests/basic.c, tests/tsexp.c,
tests/keygen.c, tests/pubkey.c,, acinclude.m4)
LIBGCRYPT Brad Hards 2006-02-09
Assigns Past and Future Changes
(Added OFB mode. Changed cipher/cipher.c, test/basic.c doc/gcrypt.tex.
added SHA-224, changed cipher/sha256.c, added HMAC tests.)
LIBGCRYPT Hye-Shik Chang 2006-09-07
Assigns Past and Future Changes
(SEED cipher)
LIBGCRYPT Werner Dittmann ** pending **
(mpi/amd64, tests/mpitests.c)
GNUPG David Shaw
Assigns past and future changes.>
(cipher/camellia-glue.c and related stuff)
More credits
The ATH implementation (src/ath*) has been taken from GPGME and
relicensed to the LGPL by the copyright holder of GPGME (g10 Code
GmbH); it is now considered to be a part of Libgcrypt.
Most of the stuff in mpi has been taken from an old GMP library
version by Torbjorn Granlund <>.
The files cipher/rndunix.c and cipher/rndw32.c are based on those
files from Cryptlib. Copyright Peter Gutmann, Paul Kendall, and Chris
Wedgwood 1996-1999.
The ECC code cipher/ecc.c was based on code by Sergi Blanch i Torne,
sergi at calcurco dot org.
The implementation of the Camellia cipher has been been taken from the
original NTT provided GPL source.
The CAVS testing program tests/ is not to be considered
a part of libgcrypt proper. We distribute it merely for convenience.
It has a permissive license and is copyright by atsec information
security corporation. See the file for details.
Copyright 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006,
2007, 2008, 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This file is free software; as a special exception the author gives
unlimited permission to copy and/or distribute it, with or without
modifications, as long as this notice is preserved.
This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law; without even the