Libcrypt examples?

Johan Wevers johanw at
Sat Oct 18 16:03:58 CEST 2014

On 17-10-2014 1:21, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:

> I understand why padding may be required, I'm not sure what you mean
> by "IV",

Initialization vector:

> and as regards to the "mode", I think that I specified in my
> original post that symmetric key would be just fine for my purposes.

Yes, but you can use (most) symmetric blockciphers in different modes. I
suggest you read for a
general introduction.

I'm not claiming to have expert knowledge on these subjects but at least
I have some impressions where I lack on knowledge to implement things.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
PGP/GPG public keys at

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