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Re: Root filesystem encryption patch set



On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 03:27:54PM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 14:53:14 -0400,
>   Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-04-25 at 12:38 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2007-04-25 at 12:18 -0500, Thomas Swan wrote:
> > > > The reason I'm pushing for inclusion, is the behavior is well
> > > > documented (in the man page) it does not alter any existing and
> > > > expected behavior from mkinitrd.  Secondly, it will give the Fedora
> > > > community something we can work with while FC8 is in development and
> > > > it provides a good base to jump from with FC8. 
> > > 
> > > Test4 is already shipped, so it's impossible.  Adding this after feature
> > > freeze _and_ after Test4 has gone out is fairly ridiculous.  I'm not
> > > opposing the feature by any means.  It's just not going into Fedora7.
> > 
> > Yeah, just want to make sure this is clear - nobody's rejecting this
> > feature at all, but it's far too late for any new features in F7. 
> > 
> > But remember, F8test1 is only a few weeks after F7.
> > 
> > The fun never stops around here!!
> 
> The problem here is that the patches have been sitting around for plenty of
> time to have gotten into one of the earlier test releases, but it didn't
> happen. Who do we have to bug after F8 development starts to get those
> patches in? It seems like the main people who were playing with this didn't
> have direct access to commit stuff and for whatever reason the right people
> weren't asked.
> 
> I doubt I will be playing with F8 test1, but I did want this feature in F7
> and I need to upgrade a few machines from FC5, so I will probably try to
> make this work on one of my boxes under F7 despite the extra pain.


Hello Bruno,

you can add information on addon patches and still outstanding issues to
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureEncryptedFilesystems , so that
other people can review them.

regards,

Florian La Roche


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