SQLCipher 4.1.0 Release

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SQLCipher 4.1.0 is now available, the first minor release in the 4 series of the library. Please read the full release announcement for further details regarding the release.

The following is a summary of the pertinent changes:

  • Based on upstream SQLite 3.27.2 (current latest)
  • Defer reading salt from database header until key derivation is required
  • Add PRAGMA commands: cipher_settings and cipher_default_settings to query current runtime configurations
  • Disable backup API for encrypted databases
  • Deprecate the following PRAGMA commands: fast_kdf_iter, cipher_hmac_pgno, cipher_hmac_salt_mask
  • Improve sqlcipher_export routine and restore all database flags
  • Clear buffer if cipher operation fails
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