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Re: Google Summer of Code idea

From: Aggelos Economopoulos <aoiko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 15:43:52 +0300

Chris Turner wrote:
> Dmitry Stephantsov wrote:
>> *Second idea — transparent encryption.*
>> I haven't figured out if DragonFly got one but there will be profit
>> from system like dm-crypt on Linux.

Funny you should mention that... see below :)

> Have done some thinking about this in the past - one initial idea might
> be to add in encryption support into the vn(4) device - and possibly
> make this generic some how.. also - OpenBSD has encrypted VN's ..
> not sure if this would qualify for a GsoC project without making it
> generic though.. anyhow. good luck!

Dare I point at the device mapper GSoC project which includes
implementing the crypt target? I think that's generic enough (;P) and
would also get us mature volume management for free.


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