Stupid Symantec

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Thu Mar 15 23:39:55 CET 2018

On Thu 2018-03-15 17:11:15 +0000, Andrew Gallagher wrote:
>> If this doesn't exist in the main GnuPG project then I'd be happy to be
>> referred to any 3rd party bits of software (even if commercial or
>> proprietary) that could?	
>> I understand if the answer *should* be block-level encryption... but
>> they're intend on file-level.	
> The obvious approach would be to write a FUSE driver. It would be
> mounted as an overlay filesystem, and this filesystem would decrypt the
> encrypted files on demand into a ramfs, and then re-encrypt (and shred)
> on file close.

or, if what you really care about is file-level encryption on a
GNU/Linux desktop and you *don't* care about files being OpenPGP
formatted, you could look into ext4's native encryption features (see
e4crypt(8) and related docs to get started).


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