Nettle - a low-level cryptographic library
Nettle is a cryptographic library that is designed to fit easily in more
or less any context: In crypto toolkits for object-oriented languages
(C++, Python, Pike, ...), in applications like LSH or GNUPG, or even in
A complete manual is included if you download the Nettle source code.
You can also read the manual online.
Get the latest version by http or ftp.
I'm aware of nettle-bindings for the following higher-level
Mail me for corrections or additions to this list.
- An object-oriented interpreted language with C-like syntax.
Nettle bindings are included with the official distribution.
- Bindings for the Postgres database, by Ron Peterson
- Scheme bindings by Marco Maggi, supporting multiple R6RS implementations.
- Included in the chiark-tcl debian package by Ian Jackson (not
sure if/how it's distributed outside of debian).
As some shared but crucial files are not stored in the Nettle corner
of the CVS repository, the recommended way of CVS access is to check
out the entire LSH tree, as per the instructions at the LSH home page, run the
top-level ./.bootstrap script (which sets up a few important
symlinks and runs .bootstrap scripts in subdirectories), and then
descend into the nettle directory for a standard
./configure && make there.
Send mail to the nettle-bugs
mailinglist or directly to me at Niels Möller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
if you have any questions.