Kernel Source Divergence, Security (was: booting gbde-encrypted filesystem)

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sun Jul 31 15:11:22 GMT 2005

In message <20050731150845.GJ636 at>, Pawel Jakub Dawidek writes:

>I'm starting to wonder if we couldn't create one storage-crypto-base
>and rewrite gbde, geli on top of it.

Could be, it all depends how much you actually gain from generalizing
common code.

Best way to find out is to try :-)

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