Subject: Re: NetBSD+=TCFS, how to use generic FS layer system?
To: VaX#n8 <>
From: Jonathan Stone <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/01/2004 19:38:10
In message <20040525194856.14638B585@linkdead.gangsta.local>, VaX#n8 writes:

>TCFS is the Transparent Crypting File System.  It is a file system layer
>that does encryption and sits above something like FFS.  It does not need
>any special support from the underlying layer except for some file system
>flags (see chflags).  For docs and more info, see:
>It is working pretty well but I'd like to make it even better by
>eliminating any redundant code (further suggestions appreciated).

Just out of curiosity;

What're the pros and cons of using TCFS, versus reworking Erez Zadok's
FiST templates to work with NetBSD 2.x (the FiST distribution has
FreeBSD 4.x stackable-filesystem templates) and using FiST's cryptfs?

Any ideas? (Bill?)