[dm-crypt] Veritysetup

Milan Broz gmazyland at gmail.com
Wed Oct 25 11:52:40 CEST 2017


On 10/25/2017 11:24 AM, Ondrej Kozina wrote:
>> Another question is, do I really need lvm2 package? Is it crucial for 
>> cryptsetup?
> 
> Cryptsetup doesn't require lvm2 package. Also it doesn't depend on any 
> lvm2 metadata. But libcryptsetup does depend on libdevmapper, low level 
> library for setting up kernel device-mapper devices (dm-crypt, 
> dm-verity, ...). Usually libdevmapper is standalone library but 
> sometimes it's distributed together with lvm2 package. Depends what 
> distribution you use.

And also it provides device-mapper udev rules that are required for
activation of all dm-crypt/dm-verity/dm-integrity devices.


Anyway, I just added configure option (--disable-cryptsetup) to disable build
of cryptsetup tool, it will be available in next RC build.

m.



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