[arch-dev-public] [remove] drop loop-aes from util-linux-ng?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 4 21:53:15 CET 2010

Am 04.03.2010 21:06, schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
> Hi guys,
> according to Thomas statement in this bug:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/18119
> Do we still need the loop aes patch?
> I don't use it at all.

Repeating that statement here: loop-aes is
1) Deprecated in favor of dm-crypt
2) Never going to be merged upstream

This violates Arch policies and always has. Plus, we are waiting for
util-linux-ng bugfixes because we have no current loop-aes patch - that
is just crazy.

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