intel-aes: Hardware accelerated AES encryption and RNG.

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AES encryption with optional hardware acceleration. Plus, statistically sound, splittable random number generation based on AES. This package is nothing more than a wrapper around the Intel-provided AESNI sample library which also includes a portable software implementation of AES by Brian Gladman. It contains C, assembly, and Haskell sources. And it includes prebuilt dynamic libraries to make the build process less fragile. (Rebuilding requires the yasm assembler.) But prebuilt shared libraries are not included for all platforms yet. (Volunteers needed!) Finally, note that this package is currently triggering some haddock problems. A manually built copy of the documentation can be found at:


  • Codec
    • Crypto
      • Codec.Crypto.ConvertRNG
      • Codec.Crypto.GladmanAES
      • Codec.Crypto.IntelAES
        • Codec.Crypto.IntelAES.AESNI
    • Encryption
      • Codec.Encryption.BurtonRNGSlow


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Versions [RSS] 0.1.1, 0.1.2,,,,,,
Dependencies base (>=4 && <5), bytestring, cereal, crypto-api (>=0.5), DRBG, haskell98, intel-aes, largeword, process, random, rdtsc, split, tagged, time, unix [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Copyright (c) 2011 Intel Corporation
Author Ryan Newton <>, Svein Ove Aas <>, Thomas M. DuBuisson <>
Maintainer Ryan Newton <>
Category Cryptography
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Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded by RyanNewton at 2011-02-25T02:32:50Z
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Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Executables benchmark-intel-aes-rng
Downloads 5856 total (13 in the last 30 days)
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