volume_key-0.3.12

Introduction to volume_key

The volume_key package provides a library for manipulating storage volume encryption keys and storing them separately from volumes to handle forgotten passphrases.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

Package Information

volume_key Dependencies

Required

cryptsetup-2.0.6, GLib-2.58.1, GPGME-1.12.0, NSS-3.40.1, Python-2.7.15, and SWIG-3.0.12

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/volume_key

Installation of volume_key

Install volume_key by running the following commands:

[Note]

Note

This package expands to the directory volume_key-volume_key-0.3.12.

autoreconf -fiv           &&
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

This package does not come with a functioning test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Program: volume_key
Installed Library: libvolume_key.so
Installed Directory: /usr/include/volume_key

Short Descriptions

volume_key

manages encrypted volume keys and passphrases.

volume_key.so

contains API functions for managing encrypted volume keys.

Last updated on 2015-09-25 08:48:24 -0500