[dm-crypt] Veritysetup

Viacheslav Salnikov slavasalnikovv at gmail.com
Wed Oct 25 11:25:40 CEST 2017


Thank you for explanation!

2017-10-25 11:24 GMT+02:00 Ondrej Kozina <okozina at redhat.com>:

> On 10/25/2017 11:12 AM, Viacheslav Salnikov wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> If veritysetup (and all cryptsetup) depends on libcryptsetup therefore it
>> won't work. Did I understand you correctly?
>>
>
> You may drop (not install) cryptsetup binary but you have to build and
> install libcryptsetup to have a working veritysetup. Yes.
>
>
>> 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.
>
> O.
>
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