libmcrypt-2.5.3: description + notes

libmcrypt is a data encryption library. The library is thread safe and provides encryption and decryption functions. This version of the library supports many encryption algorithms and encryption modes: BLOWFISH, TWOFISH, DES, TripleDES, 3-WAY, SAFER-sk64, SAFER-sk128, SAFER+, LOKI97, GOST, RC2, RC6, MARS, IDEA, RIJNDAEL-128 (AES), RIJNDAEL-192, RIJNDAEL-256, SERPENT, CAST-128 (known as CAST5), CAST-256, ARCFOUR and WAKE.

Block algorithms can be used in: CBC, ECB, CFB and OFB (8 bit and n bit, where n is the size of the algorithm's block length).

Special thanks to Andrea Suatoni ( for helping port this package to IRIX.
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