[blfs-support] libgcrypt-1.6.4

willie at tuta.io willie at tuta.io
Mon Nov 2 06:57:37 PST 2015


2. Nov 2015 14:17 by richard.melville69 at googlemail.com:


> Under "Command Explanations" it reads "--with-capabilities: This
> option enables libcap2 support".
>
> May we have a health warning here because if this option is enabled,
> and the user goes on to build and install cryptsetup, they will find
> that their cryptsetup build is completely broken.
>
> Result:-
>
> device-mapper: version ioctl on  failed: Permission denied
> Incompatible libdevmapper (unknown version) and kernel driver (unknown 
> version).
>
> I know that cryptsetup is not in the book, but I'm sure that I'm not
> the only one that sees it as an essential tool for encrypting block
> devices.  Building libgcrypt with the "capabilities" option gave me
> two days of building, rebuilding and testing other packages until I
> discovered the cause of the problem.
>
> Richard
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Thanks for the info! I use cryptsetup extensively and although I only use 
"prefix=/usr" when compiling, these things are often hard to find.




BTW I use these custom init scripts (shameless plug) on LFS with builtin 
encryption support if you're interested: https://github.com/williex/init.bsd

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