[dm-crypt] [ANNOUNCE] cryptsetup 1.6.6

.. ink .. mhogomchungu at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 12:59:43 CEST 2014


On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 6:49 AM, Milan Broz <gmazyland at gmail.com> wrote:



> Cryptsetup API NOTE:
> The direct terminal handling for passphrase entry will be removed from
> libcryptsetup in next major version (application should handle it itself).
>
> It means that you have to always either provide password in buffer or set
> your own password callback function through crypt_set_password_callback().
> See API documentation (or libcryptsetup.h) for more info.
>


Any reason why this API is being remove?

Any new APIs will be introduced in the next major version?
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