tcplay: BSD-licensed alternative to TrueCrypt

Dariusz J. Garbowski thuforuk at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Oct 8 20:13:51 UTC 2011


On 08/10/11 01:15 PM, Eric Smith wrote:
> Milan Broz wrote:
>   >  Truecrypt on Linux uses kernel dm-crypt, so it is all mainly about
>   >  metadata format handling.
>   >
>   >  I will probably try to add alternative to cryptsetup
>   >  to handle directly Truecrypt format (which is documented on project
>   >  page, outside of source), the same way I already added loop-aes support.
>
> tcplay also uses dm-crypt. The author found that the Truecrypt format
> documentation had a lot of errors; see the tcplay README for details.
>
> It appears that there are provisions for using an API from tcplay from
> other programs, but I haven't really examined that.

Yes, there's an API defined and a test code that one use as an example.

Regards,
Dariusz


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