[Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Re: Cryptsetup in Debian

Michael Gebetsroither michael.geb at gmx.at
Wed Nov 16 01:48:45 UTC 2005

From: Michael Gebetsroither <michael.geb at gmx.at>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 01:54:17 +0100
Subject: Re: [Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Re: Cryptsetup in Debian
To: Jonas Meurer <jonas at freesources.org>
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* Jonas Meurer <jonas at freesources.org> [051116 00:15]:
> i just saw bug #290324 (http://bugs.debian.org/290324). it contains a
> patch for mount by wesley terpstra, which adds cryptsetup support.
> wesley provides patched util-linux packages (bsdutils, util-linux,
> fdisk-udeb, util-linux-locales, mount) at http://terpstra.ca/debian

cool :)
> i didn't check the patch, but wesley mentions in the bugreport, that he
> didn't link mount against cryptsetup but rather uses /sbin/cryptsetup,
> and warns if it is not available.

Seems like the right idea.
I didn't see the patch, but fork/exec should be replaced by system
to handle signals right (imho).

> maybe it is worth a try, and the discussion with mount upstream/debian
> maintainer can be continued.


Michael Gebetsroither
/*The only secure computer is one that's unplugged, locked in a
safe, and buried 20 feet under the ground in a secret location...
and i'm not even too sure about that one.*/

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