Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-11-2008, 04:52 AM
daveol daveol is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 43
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default TrueCrypt
In the past I have seen a few posts referring to TrueCrypt, and I thought that others would find this of interest.
A new version of TrueCrypt has been released. however as predicted in the roadmap there is no support for BSD.

Today while reading one of the BSD newsgroups I saw a post from a fellow who claimed to have gotten TrueCrypt to build & run under FreeBSD 7.
He included the makefile tweaks in his newsgroup post.
Quote:
> You should patch the file to include ucontext.h
> But even if it'll be build, nobody guarantee it works.

Done. Builds. On 7.0-PRERELEASE, by the way.

You need /usr/ports/sysutils/fuse-libs
and /usr/ports/sysutils/fuse-kmod;
and the wxWidget-Sources mentioned in the README, of course.

diff for Makefile:

61,62d60
< MAKE=gmake
<
206c204
< cd $(WX_BUILD_DIR) && gmake
---
> cd $(WX_BUILD_DIR) && make

diff for Main/FatalErrorHandler.h

13d12
< #include "/usr/src/sys/sys/ucontext.h"

As far as container files go, it creates and mounts them.
They show up in /media/truecrypt*.

Maybe someone would download
http://www.triplefork.net/test.tc (64K)
and try with password "test" on a different platform.

Michael
I have never built anything from source before (other than Kernel, World, and Ports), but I think this is something worthwhile and I intend to take a stab at it. I will report back any progress, and request that anyone else with success / failure stories to do the same.

Dave
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-11-2008, 05:48 PM
Oliver Herold Oliver Herold is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: somewhere in old europe
Posts: 454
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: TrueCrypt
It's rather easy to compile, we (German BSDGroup) did a experimental port already. But there are more problems in terms of stability.

http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/free ... 46803.html

So wait and see, it will probably take some more time ;-)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 04:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright 2005-2010, The PC-BSD Project. PC-BSD and the PC-BSD logo are registered trademarks of iXsystems.
All other content is freely available for sharing under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.