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Alt::Digest::MD5::OpenSSL - Alternative Digest::MD5 based on OpenSSL.


This is a modification of the Digest::MD5 module to remove bundled C code for MD5 algorithm.

The main intention behind rewriting it to use the OpenSSL library is that the library is audited.


The original MD5 interface was written by Neil Winton (

The Digest::MD5 module is written by Gisle Aas <>.

Michal Josef Špaček did the changes with OpenSSL.