Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

New features which should be implemented in Porteus; suggestions are welcome. All questions or problems with testing releases (alpha, beta, or rc) should go in their relevant thread here, rather than the Bug Reports section.
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Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

Post#1 by go2null » 22 Aug 2014, 00:53

The main use cases for updating to v1.6+ is support for TrueCrypt containers. This allows secure file sharing with Windows, instead on leaving plain files on the FAT32 USB drive.

Also, the current cryptsetup in initrd does not support aes-xts-plain save.dat files. (Or, at least, it complained and skipped such a save.dat. Had to use my cell phone to take a video to see what happened :-))

Also, the cryptsetup on the desktop is at v1.4.3, the latest release is v1.6.6 (released a few days ago, 2014-08-16), and v1.6.0 was released over a year and half ago (2013-01-14).

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Re: Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

Post#2 by fanthom » 22 Aug 2014, 06:04

will do for next release.

thanks
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Re: Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

Post#3 by go2null » 20 May 2015, 14:33

cryptsetup is still at v1.4.3 in Porteus-LXQt-v3.1-i486.

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Re: Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

Post#4 by fanthom » 20 May 2015, 18:00

latest version must never compile against uClibc.
added back to my TODO list.
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Re: Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

Post#5 by KnallKopf » 12 Jun 2015, 19:06

i have done month before
see here

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Re: Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

Post#6 by go2null » 21 Oct 2015, 10:59

cryptsetup is now at v1.6.7 and adds support for VeraCrypt containers[1].
Note that VeraCrypt has patched some flaws[2] in TrueCypt, and so is now the defacto replacement for TrueCrypt.

[1] veracrypt support: https://gitlab.com/cryptsetup/cryptsetup/issues/245
[2] VeraCrypt Release Notes: https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/wikipage ... se%20Notes

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Re: Update Cryptsetup to v1.6+

Post#7 by KnallKopf » 08 Nov 2015, 02:53

Thanks i have update and move to here

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