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Let me try to be excruciatingly precise here: you seem to be advocating scrypt for use as a password hash, but your implementation only provides file encryption functionality out of the box. To convert the code you provide to produce and verify password hashes requires some uncommon expertise because there are, as you yourself so often take pains to point out, many ways to get it wrong. My question is: is there some documentation that you have provided to make this task easier that I have overlooked? And if the answer is no, why not? It seems very odd for you to 1) advocate scrypt for use as a password hash, 2) caution people against writing their own crypto code, and then 3) provide neither the code nor the guidance necessary for a software engineer who is not already an expert in cryptography to actually use scrypt as a password hash.



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