VeraCrypt/TrueCrypt support in GNOME Disks
vpodzime at redhat.com
Tue Nov 14 15:18:44 UTC 2017
On Mon, 2017-11-13 at 17:36 +0100, segfault wrote:
> > Hi,
> > we at Tails (tails.boum.org) 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  and .
> > Currently we are gathering data on the requirements of our users via a
> > survey , 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 . What about GNOME
> > Disks?
> >  https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/6337
> >  https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/11684
> >  https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-ux/2017-October/003505.html
> >  https://github.com/storaged-project/udisks/issues/282
> 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
as far as this is concerned I would say it doesn't really matter. The only
thing related to this is that fact that the libblockdev patches need to
land first so it would be nice if they came first.
Senior Software Engineer
Red Hat Czech, Brno
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