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Fedora 9 Update: libmcrypt-2.5.8-6.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7502
2008-09-05 10:48:09
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Name        : libmcrypt
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.5.8
Release     : 6.fc9
URL         : http://mcrypt.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Encryption algorithms library
Description :
Libmcrypt is a thread-safe library providing a uniform interface
to access several block and stream encryption algorithms.

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Update Information:

Switch from openpgp mechanism as default back to mcrypt internal due to massive
performance problems and size restrictions.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Aug 26 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2.5.8-6
- apply minor cleanups from upstream
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #433582 - mcrypt performance on F8 so slow on large files as to be useless
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=433582
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libmcrypt' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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