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Re: RFS: loop-aes (#111167)



On Fri, 21 Nov 2003, Max Vozeler wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 08:56:58PM -0800, Joshua Kwan wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 05:54:39AM +0100, Max Vozeler wrote:
> > >  Additional ciphers (Blowfish, Twofish and Serpent) can be used if the
> > >  loop-aes-ciphers-source package is installed and has been set up by the
> > >  user. Using these ciphers, loop-aes can access encryped volumes that 
> >                                                    ^^^^^^^
> > >  were created by a cryptoapi (kerneli.org) module.
> > 
> > encrypted, but otherwise pretty good..
> > 
> 
> Corrected, thanks :)
> 
> > As for the util-linux incompatibility, a Replaces: is the first solution
> > that comes to mind..
> 
> Does that mean I could create a package, say loop-aes-utils, that
> Replaces: util-linux and contains just the binaries that need changes? 
> That sounds like a good solution.

You cannot replace/confluct util-linux, it's essential.  What I did for
my loop-aes setup is patch the util-linux package, to build an
additional package, mount-aes_2.11y-2.0.pp1_i386.deb, which reverted
mount, umount, swapon and losetup.

Peter
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