Crate ring_compat

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Compatibility crate for using RustCrypto’s traits with the cryptographic algorithm implementations from ring.


Minimum Supported Rust Version

Rust 1.65 or higher.

In the future the minimum supported Rust version can be changed, but it will be done with a minor version bump.


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Functionality in this crate is gated under the following features:

  • aead: Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data algorithms: AES-GCM, ChaCha20Poly1305
  • digest: Cryptographic Hash Functions: SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512, SHA-512/256
  • signature: Digital Signature Algorithms, gated under the following features:
    • ecdsa: Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm
    • ed25519: Edwards Digital Signature Algorithm instantiated over Curve25519
    • p256: ECDSA/NIST P-256
    • p384: ECDSA/NIST P-384



  • aeadaead
    Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data Algorithms: AES-GCM, ChaCha20Poly1305
  • digestdigest
    Digest algorithms: SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512
  • signaturesignature
    Digital signatures: ECDSA (P-256/P-384), Ed25519