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    SubjectRe: idea: MAC level compression & crypto
    Robert Walsh wrote:
    > > > why there can not be HOOKS in kernel ?
    > > > they arent crypto...
    > >
    > > Tell that to the US government. It sucks basically.
    > When I was working on security systems (back when I lived in Ireland)
    > we couldn't put hooks in our code either because the French government
    > would not accept the software if we did. You couldn't even put the
    > crypto stuff inside a shared library in case someone preloaded
    > something else... I guess it's not just the US government.
    So how do the 'hooks' for XOR and DES encryption in the util-linux
    package (mount/lo{mount,setup}.c) fit into this picture? Is that not
    considered a crypto hook?


    Marc Mutz <>
    University of Bielefeld, Dep. of Mathematics / Dep. of Physics

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