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Please don't take this as sarcasm, but the very first line in the POD for the modules says:

Blowfish encryption algorithm implemented purely in Perl.

There are no calls to C and these can be used in place of the existing modules.

My suggestion had nothing to do with OS of choice. The PP modules will allow you to run the encryption code inline with your existing Perl and no forking or external process calls will be needed. Depending on how many calls you're making, this may be faster since you can avoid the context switch and overhead of starting an extproc.

This is why I referenced my POE example. POE doesn't like external programs because of it's own internal event loop signal handling. Using the PP modules allows me to avoid this.

Glad you got your code working. I'd be interested in what kind of performance you get, as I've been thinking about implementing something similar.

In reply to Re^3: Compressing and Encrypting files on Windows by elwarren
in thread Compressing and Encrypting files on Windows by hawtin

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