VeraCrypt/TrueCrypt support in GNOME Disks

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Mon Nov 13 16:36:19 UTC 2017

> Hi,
> we at Tails ( currently work on integrating support for
> unlocking VeraCrypt (and probably also TrueCrypt) volumes in Tails via
> udisks2 and GNOME Disks (and maybe also GNOME Files and the GVfs
> monitor). We internally track the status of this work in [1] and [2].
> Currently we are gathering data on the requirements of our users via a
> survey [3], in order to make decisions about which features we want to
> implement (support for legacy TrueCrypt volumes, file containers, hidden
> volumes, keyfiles).
> We would like to know whether you want to have VeraCrypt/TrueCrypt
> support in upstream too. I assume that this is wanted in udisks2,
> because there is already an open ticket for this [4]. What about GNOME
> Disks?
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]

I forgot to add: Assuming that you would like to have this in upstream,
some heads up for when it would be ideal for us if an upstream
maintainer was available for reviewing:
- We will evaluate the results of the survey and make design decisions
in December
- Patches will probably be ready in January


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