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Re: [MirageOS-devel] Compiling C components for mirage-xen

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  • From: Hannes Mehnert <hannes@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:41:23 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:41:50 +0000
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Hi Tim,

On 01/08/2016 11:19, Tim Cuthbertson wrote:
> I'd like to use `Bcrypt` from the `safepass` opam module in passe[0].
> There is sadly no `safepass-xen` package, and trying to just use
> `safepass` results in link errors:

I wonder whether it'd be more than a day of work to implement bcrypt
directly in OCaml.  Would for sure safe from linking trouble (and be
automatically memory safe).  An initial version might be 50% or 90% of
the speed of the pure C variant, but does this really matter for bcrypt?


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