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python2-py-bcrypt - Python 2 bindings for OpenBSD's Blowfish password hashing code

Website: https://code.google.com/archive/p/py-bcrypt/
License: BSD with advertising
Vendor: city-fan.org repo http://www.city-fan.org/ftp/contrib/
Description:
python-bcrypt is a Python wrapper of OpenBSD's Blowfish password hashing
code, as described in "A Future-Adaptable Password Scheme" by Niels
Provos and David Mazières.

This system hashes passwords using a version of Bruce Schneier's Blowfish
block cipher with modifications designed to raise the cost of off-line
password cracking and frustrate fast hardware implementation. The
computation cost of the algorithm is parameterized, so it can be increased
as computers get faster. The intent is to make a compromise of a password
database less likely to result in an attacker gaining knowledge of the
plain-text passwords (e.g. using John the Ripper).

This package allows for use of py-bcrypt with Python 2.

Packages

python2-py-bcrypt-0.4-15.el6.x86_64 [24 KiB] Changelog by Paul Howarth (2018-03-15):
- Rename Python 2 package to python2-py-bcrypt
  See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FinalizingFedoraSwitchtoPython3
- Add Python 3.4 build for EL-7
- Use %license where possible
- Update URL to reflect archiving of Google Code projects
- Drop support for EOL distributions prior to F-13
  - Drop BuildRoot: and Group: tags
  - Drop explicit buildroot cleaning in %install section
  - Drop explicit %clean section

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