[dm-crypt] [ANNOUNCE] cryptsetup 1.6.0-rc1

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Jan 21 22:01:55 CET 2013


On lun., 2013-01-07 at 12:21 +0100, Sven Eschenberg wrote:
> Exactly, when the header is missing, you can hardly compile support
> in, as
> the compiler does not know the interface. Putting the header into
> cryptsetup package is not an option, as it is not part of cryptsetup
> itself, but merely the kernel and possibly changes from time to time.

Yes, but it's cryptsetup job to maintain it until enough people have the
relevant headers installed, which can take some time.
http://kernelnewbies.org/KernelHeaders has some information about that.

Regards,
-- 
Yves-Alexis
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