raaz v0.1.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-02-27 // almost 5 years ago
    • Stream cipher chacha20 added.
    • ➕ Added a PRG that uses chacha20, seeded with system entropy
    • Sha1 highly depreciated in view of reported collision.
    • We now have super command raaz with subcommands
      • checksum: as a replacement for the old checksum executable
      • rand: for generating random bytes.

    Low level changes

    • Reworked alignment considerations.

      • New Alignment type
      • Ways for implementations to demand that the input buffer be aligned (mainly to facilitate more efficient SIMD implementations).
    • 👀 Num instance from LengthUnit removed, Monoid instance added (See issue:#247)