The Pairing-Based Cryptography Library

News Archive 2

Released pbc-0.5.6

Zhang Ye contributed a bugfix, and a patch that reportedly speeds up A1 pairings by about 5%.

Fri Nov 6 19:27:31 PST 2009

Announcing jPBC

Angelo De Caro wrote Java wrappers for the PBC library, and more amazingly, ported almost all of PBC to Java. I added a link to jPBC 1.0.0 on the Download page.

Tue Oct 27 23:43:03 PDT 2009

released pbc-0.5.5

A couple of bug fixes.

Sun Aug 23 17:09:51 PDT 2009

released pbc-0.5.4

I added functions so you can get at the coordinates of a point, and also the coefficients of a polynomial.

Sun Aug 23 17:09:51 PDT 2009

released pbc-0.5.3

I replaced the hand-coded parser of pbc/pbc with one generated by Flex and Bison. I also changed its syntax slightly.

No garbage is collected, so long scripts should be avoided. I added a sample script, pairing_test.pbc, which I hope to be the beginning of a battery of tests.

Thu Aug 13 23:06:01 PDT 2009

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