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Re: [ANNOUNCE] ROCKate Tor LiveCD V0.4.0.0

On 21.06.2007 11:22:39, scar wrote:
> Benjamin Schieder @ 2007/06/21 10:03:
> > On 21.06.2007 05:11:24, JT wrote:
> >> On Wed, 20 Jun 2007 17:09:22 +0200, "Benjamin Schieder" <blindcoder@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> >>> I just put out ROCKate
> >> Could you include truecrypt in the next version ?
> > 
> > I already thought about encryption. I plan to use it for /home both in the live
> > and in the installed version. Although, I never used truecrypt. As for now
> > I use cryptsetup-luks to set up encryption.
> > 
> > Also, IIRC truecrypt is proprietary. Does its license allow bundling?
> > Redistribution? What about cross-platform compatibility?
> > 
> > Greetings,
> > 	Benjamin
> from http://www.truecrypt.org/faq.php :
> Q: What license is TrueCrypt distributed under?
> A: The text of the license is contained in the file License.txt that is
> included in the TrueCrypt binary and source code distribution packages, and
> is also available at http://www.truecrypt.org/license.php

Okay, so it's not GPL. Does it include any kernel level code? Because if it
does, I don't want to get into the whole distribute-non-GPL-kernel-modules

> Q: Can I mount my TrueCrypt volume both under Windows and under Linux?
> A: Yes, TrueCrypt volumes are fully cross-platform.

I don't really care about Win32. Preferably, ROCKate encrypted block devices
could only be read from within ROCKate. Guess that won't happen, though.

What I meant with Cross-platform is: sparc, x86_64, ppc, arm?

Benjamin 'blindCoder' Schieder
Registered Linux User #289529: http://counter.li.org
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