tcplay: BSD-licensed alternative to TrueCrypt
mbroz at redhat.com
Sat Oct 8 20:56:15 UTC 2011
On 10/08/2011 09:15 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.
Sure, just libcryptsetup is designed to support various formats so
adding Truecrypt container is just logical step.
(and tcplay reimplements a lot of code which cryptsetup already have)
You can of course package tcplay separately as well.
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