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Project Description

There are a lot of different scrypt modules for Python, but none of them have everything that I’d like, so here’s One More1.

Features

  • Uses system libscrypt2 as the first choice.
  • If that isn’t available, tries the scrypt Python module3 or libsodium4.
  • Offers a pure Python scrypt implementation for when there’s no C scrypt.
  • Not unusably slow, even in pure Python… at least with pypy5.

With PyPy as the interpreter the Python implementation is around one fifth the speed of C scrypt. With CPython it is between about 50x and 250x slower.

Requirements

  • Python 2.7 or 3.4 or so. Pypy 2.2 also works. Older versions may or may not.
  • If you want speed, you should use one of:
  • libscrypt 1.8+ (older may work)
  • py-scrypt 0.6+ (pip install scrypt)
  • libsodium 0.6+

Usage

You can install the most recent release from PyPi using:

pip install pylibscrypt

You most likely want to create MCF hashes and store them somewhere, then check user-entered passwords against those hashes. For that you only need to use two functions from the API:

from pylibscrypt import scrypt_mcf, scrypt_mcf_check
# Generate an MCF hash with random salt
mcf = scrypt_mcf('Hello World')
# Test it
print(scrypt_mcf_check(mcf, 'Hello World'))   # prints True
print(scrypt_mcf_check(mcf, 'HelloPyWorld'))  # prints False

For full API, you can try help(pylibscrypt) from python after importing.

It is highly recommended that you use a random salt, i.e. don’t pass one.

Additionally, using the \(7\) MCF format by calling with prefix=\(7\) is recommended because it may be made the default in a future release.

Versioning

The package has a version number that can be read from python like so:

print(pylibscrypt.__version__)

The version number is of the form X.Y.Z, following Semantic Versioning6. Releases are tagged vX.Y.Z and release branches bX.Y.x when they differ from master.

Development

Development happens on GitHub7. If you find a bug, please open an issue there.

Running pylibscrypt.tests will test all implementations with some quick tests. Running any implementation directly (e.g. pylibscrypt.pylibsodium) will also compare to scrypt test vectors from the paper but this is slow for the pure Python version (pypyscrypt) unless running with pypy.

Running ‘make coverage’ will run coverage tests. This requires coverage.py installed for both Python 2 and Python 3. That should be done on anything pushed for a pull request.

Release History

Release History

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