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Re: What is a good pkgsrc package to use for file encryption and decryption?

On 03/10, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> 	hello.  I'm considering a project that might involve storing encrypted blobs on cloud
> servers such as Google Drive or Amazon Glacier.  I'd like a package that I can use to encrypt
> the blobs before they're transmitted to their storage site.  I've been looking at the mcrypt
> (security/mcrypt) package, but it looks pretty old.  Are there packages in the pkgsrc tree that
> have similar functionality but which use newer encryption algorithms?  

It depends on what you need, but there's the following:

* security/gnupg2
* security/netpgp

I'm not positive about Netpgp, but GnuPG can be used for symmetric and
asymmetric cryptography to encrypt and decrypt files or streams.


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