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Re: truecrypt



On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 12:07:29 -0500 (CDT)
Jima <jima beer tclug org> wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Sep 2007, Neal Becker wrote:
> > Has anyone looked at truecrypt?  Looks interesting.  I D/L the source, but
> > it says:
> >
> >  Note that Linux kernel headers, located in the 'include' directory, are
> >  not sufficient for compilation of the TrueCrypt kernel module. Fields of
> >  'dm_dev' structure must be accessed by TrueCrypt but they are defined only
> > in
> >  an internal kernel header 'drivers/md/dm.h'. No appropriate accessor
> > function
> >  is available. The complete source code of the Linux kernel is required for
> >  compilation of the kernel module.
> 
>   Don't we BR kernel-devel when building kmods anyway?  I don't think this 
> is a problem at all.  (Aside from the possibility of kmod packaging going 
> anyway, anyway.)

It's not a possibility.  They are going away.

josh


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