Removing NOCRYPT

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Wed Apr 28 10:32:37 PDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 06:18:59PM +0100, Colin Percival wrote:
> At 18:14 28/04/2004, Wes Peters wrote:
> >Many embedded CPUs are not well suited to software cryto.  Colin seems to 
> >have forgotten just how many people ship (sometimes very small) subsets of 
> >FreeBSD and need a way to squeeze unused code out of libc et al.
>   Ok, I had forgotten that.  Can I assume that anyone who needs to save
> space like that is going to be building everything themself?
>   I don't really mind leaving NOCRYPT in the source tree as long as we
> get it out of the releases.
Taking NOCRYPT out from releases sounds like a good idea,
at least to me!

Anyone who needs a crypto-free release can build it easily
himself, just passing NOCRYPTO to WORLD_FLAGS should work.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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