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Re: Fedora Crypto Consolidation Project



On Wednesday 22 August 2007 08:40:34 Josh Boyer wrote:
> Seems like a very nice long term project!

Yes, I see this like the IPv6 push from last summer. It may span several 
releases, but we hope to make steady progress.

> Does this include things like eCryptfs and/or other mechanisms to
> encrypt hard drive contents?  Or just userspace stuff?

This project will focus on user space crypto. Kernel crypto cannot use user 
space libraries AFAIK so it would have to get FIPS 140-2 certification 
separately.

-Steve


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