FC12: Hidden files in /usr/bin/*

Tomas Mraz tmraz at redhat.com
Wed Feb 3 12:08:06 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 22:56 +0100, Björn Persson wrote: 
> Tomas Mraz wrote:
> > The library will work fine and it will not compute the checksum at all
> > if the FIPS mode is not enabled which is the normal situation.
> Then perhaps FIPS mode can be left disabled until /usr has been mounted, so 
> that the checksum can be in %{_libdir}/fipscheck?

I am not sure this is possible. In following, albeit quite theoretical,
scenario libgcrypt would be needed to mount encrypted filesystem holding
the /usr tree. Such operation would be probably required to be running
with the libgcrypt already in the FIPS mode.
Tomas Mraz
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