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Re: RFS: aespipe

On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 02:03:24PM +0000, Peter Samuelson wrote:
> [Nico Golde]
> > i don't understand why you can't use gpg for these things.
> > regards nico
> Likely because gpg wraps data in OpenPGP packets, which is not much
> good when you want to just produce a raw encrypted stream, like for a
> loopback partition.


> It does seem as though "openssl enc -aes-128-cbc" is pretty close to
> what he wants here.

Yes, that's pretty close for general encryption purposes. aespipe also
understands the combination of hashing algorithms that loop-AES uses
for different key sizes and supports its multi-key IV initialisation
mode. These settings are difficult if not impossible to get right
"by hand"


Max Vozeler <max@hinterhof.net>           http://hinterhof.net/~max
GnuPG B7CDA2DC : 308E 81E7 B979 63BC A0E6  ED88 9D5B D511 B7CD A2DC

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