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    Phoronix: Zinc: The New Crypto Library Being Worked On As Part Of WireGuard

    As part of this week's volleying of WireGuard onto the Linux kernel mailing list included as part of that is Zinc, a new cryptography API for the Linux kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...nux-Crypto-API

  • #2
    Is it Zync, or Zinc?

    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    Those wishing to learn more about the Zync crypto library

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    • #3
      all this new names... zinc, hogsy, doggy, moggy... it is so hard now to know what is the software doing by its name.

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      • #4
        Very Excited about this. Everything Donenfeld writes seems to be of a very professional fashion.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by smartalgorithm View Post
          all this new names... zinc, hogsy, doggy, moggy... it is so hard now to know what is the software doing by its name.
          I agree in general, however this lib at least thought about it. Second sentence in the patch notes: "It's also short, easy to type, and plays nicely with the recent trend of naming crypto libraries after elements".

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          • #6
            Did anyone read the reply from Eric? It's very funny

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