[erlang-questions] erlang-bcrypt status

Juan Jose Comellas <>
Tue Jun 18 17:08:58 CEST 2013


We've been using the Opscode fork of this library at
https://github.com/opscode/erlang-bcrypt as our source and I have moved
some critical fixes that were sitting as pull requests in the Smarkets
repository to the Opscode one.

Juanjo


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:33 AM, Jeremy Ong <> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> The highest profile implementation of the bcrypt algorithm is currently
> the smarkets fork of erlang-bcrypt at
> https://github.com/smarkets/erlang-bcrypt.
>
> However, activity on this fork has not existed for a year now and I think
> we should reach a consensus on where this library should be officially
> maintained so everybody's patches can coalesce cohesively.
>
> The issues I see now are build problems on various nixes, a very outdated
> bundled rebar, and a potentially thread safety issue mentioned here:
> https://github.com/smarkets/erlang-bcrypt/pull/9/files.
>
> I am willing to do this and the fork would be actively maintained at the
> company I work at (Quark Games). However, I want to open up this
> opportunity in case somebody has already done significant work on the
> library and wants to curate it that I am unaware of.
>
> Cheers,
> Jeremy
>
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