Common Lisp bindings for libgcrypt

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Mikhail Gorozhin <m.gorozhin at>


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cl-gcrypt is a Common Lisp binding for libgcrypt crypto library. It currently supports hashing, symmetric encryption and asymmetric encryption as well as internal module provideing symbolic expressing capabilities.

This is really intended as a backend for a general library for general cryptography, yet to be developed.

For usage examples head towards tests in t/, for documentation refer to the original one.

It have been tested on 1.8-1.9 versions of libgcrypt, though it can ocassionaly work on others as well.


Install from Ultralisp

For manual installation drop the source of the library to an ASDF discoverable location and list it as dependency in system's .asd file.


cl-gcrypt a Common Lisp bindng for libgcrypt

Copyright (C) 2021 Mikhail Gorozhin

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

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Dependencies (4)

  • alexandria
  • babel
  • cffi
  • fiveam

Dependents (0)

    • GitHub
    • Quicklisp