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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY nettle-download-http "https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/nettle/nettle-&nettle-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY nettle-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/nettle/nettle-&nettle-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY nettle-md5sum "b40fa88dc32f37a182b6b42092ebb144">
10 <!ENTITY nettle-size "1.8 MB">
11 <!ENTITY nettle-buildsize "60 MB (additional 88 MB for the tests)">
12 <!ENTITY nettle-time "0.2 SBU (additional 0.1 SBU for the tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="nettle" xreflabel="Nettle-&nettle-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="nettle.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Nettle-&nettle-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="nettle">
26 <primary sortas="a-Nettle">Nettle</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Nettle</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>Nettle</application> package contains the low-level
34 cryptographic library that is designed to fit easily in many contexts.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs78_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&nettle-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&nettle-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &nettle-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &nettle-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &nettle-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &nettle-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Nettle Dependencies</bridgehead>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
76 <para role="optional">
77 <xref linkend="openssl"/> (for examples)
78 </para>
79
80 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
81 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/nettle"/>
82 </para>
83 </sect2>
84
85 <sect2 role="installation">
86 <title>Installation of Nettle</title>
87
88 <para>Install <application>Nettle</application> by running the following
89 commands:</para>
90
91<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
92make</userinput></screen>
93
94 <para>
95 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
96 </para>
97
98 <para>
99 If you want to disable installing the static library, use this sed:
100 </para>
101
102<screen><userinput>sed -i '/^install-here/ s/ install-static//' Makefile</userinput></screen>
103
104 <para>
105 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
106 </para>
107
108<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
109chmod -v 755 /usr/lib/lib{hogweed,nettle}.so &amp;&amp;
110install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/nettle-&nettle-version; &amp;&amp;
111install -v -m644 nettle.html /usr/share/doc/nettle-&nettle-version;</userinput></screen>
112
113 </sect2>
114
115 <sect2 role="content">
116 <title>Contents</title>
117
118 <segmentedlist>
119 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
120 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
121 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
122
123 <seglistitem>
124 <seg>
125 nettle-hash, nettle-lfib-stream, nettle-pbkdf2,
126 pkcs1-conv and sexp-conv
127 </seg>
128 <seg>
129 libhogweed.{so,a} and libnettle.{so,a}
130 </seg>
131 <seg>
132 /usr/include/nettle and /usr/share/doc/nettle-&nettle-version;
133 </seg>
134 </seglistitem>
135 </segmentedlist>
136
137 <variablelist>
138 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
139 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
140 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
141
142 <varlistentry id="nettle-hash">
143 <term><command>nettle-hash</command></term>
144 <listitem>
145 <para>
146 calulates a hash value using a specified algorithm.
147 </para>
148 <indexterm zone="nettle nettle-hash">
149 <primary sortas="b-nettle-hash">nettle-hash</primary>
150 </indexterm>
151 </listitem>
152 </varlistentry>
153
154 <varlistentry id="nettle-lfib-stream">
155 <term><command>nettle-lfib-stream</command></term>
156 <listitem>
157 <para>
158 outputs a sequence of pseudorandom (non-cryptographic) bytes,
159 using Knuth's lagged fibonacci generator. The stream is useful for
160 testing, but should not be used to generate cryptographic keys or
161 anything else that needs real randomness.
162 </para>
163 <indexterm zone="nettle nettle-lfib-stream">
164 <primary sortas="b-nettle-lfib-stream">nettle-lfib-stream</primary>
165 </indexterm>
166 </listitem>
167 </varlistentry>
168
169 <varlistentry id="nettle-pbkdf2">
170 <term><command>nettle-pbkdf2</command></term>
171 <listitem>
172 <para>
173 password-based key derivation function that take as input a
174 password or passphrase and typically strengthen it and protect
175 against certain pre-computation attacks by using salting and
176 expensive computation.
177 </para>
178 <indexterm zone="nettle nettle-pbkdf2">
179 <primary sortas="b-nettle-pbkdf2">nettle-pbkdf2</primary>
180 </indexterm>
181 </listitem>
182 </varlistentry>
183
184 <varlistentry id="pkcs1-conv">
185 <term><command>pkcs1-conv</command></term>
186 <listitem>
187 <para>
188 converts private and public RSA keys from PKCS #1 format to
189 sexp format.
190 </para>
191 <indexterm zone="nettle pkcs1-conv">
192 <primary sortas="b-pkcs1-conv">pkcs1-conv</primary>
193 </indexterm>
194 </listitem>
195 </varlistentry>
196
197 <varlistentry id="sexp-conv">
198 <term><command>sexp-conv</command></term>
199 <listitem>
200 <para>
201 converts an s-expression to a different encoding.
202 </para>
203 <indexterm zone="nettle sexp-conv">
204 <primary sortas="b-sexp-conv">sexp-conv</primary>
205 </indexterm>
206 </listitem>
207 </varlistentry>
208
209 </variablelist>
210
211 </sect2>
212
213</sect1>
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