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Old 02-11-2008, 05:52 AM
daveol daveol is offline
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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.
> 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:

< MAKE=gmake
< cd $(WX_BUILD_DIR) && gmake
> cd $(WX_BUILD_DIR) && make

diff for Main/FatalErrorHandler.h

< #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 (64K)
and try with password "test" on a different platform.

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.

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Old 02-11-2008, 06:48 PM
Oliver Herold Oliver Herold is offline
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It's rather easy to compile, we (German BSDGroup) did a experimental port already. But there are more problems in terms of stability. ... 46803.html

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