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    1 Cryptsetup 1.7.1 Release Notes
    2 ==============================
    3 
    4 Changes since version 1.7.0
    5 
    6 * Code now uses kernel crypto API backend according to new
    7   changes introduced in mainline kernel
    8 
    9   While mainline kernel should contain backward compatible
   10   changes, some stable series kernels do not contain fully
   11   backported compatibility patches.
   12   Without these patches  most of cryptsetup operations
   13   (like unlocking device) fail.
   14 
   15   This change in cryptsetup ensures that all operations using
   16   kernel crypto API works even on these kernels.
   17 
   18 * The cryptsetup-reencrypt utility now properly detects removal
   19   of underlying link to block device and does not remove
   20   ongoing re-encryption log.
   21   This allows proper recovery (resume) of reencrypt operation later.
   22 
   23   NOTE: Never use /dev/disk/by-uuid/ path for reencryption utility,
   24   this link disappears once the device metadata is temporarily
   25   removed from device.
   26 
   27 * Cryptsetup now allows special "-" (standard input) keyfile handling
   28   even for TCRYPT (TrueCrypt and VeraCrypt compatible) devices.
   29 
   30 * Cryptsetup now fails if there are more keyfiles specified
   31   for non-TCRYPT device.
   32 
   33 * The luksKillSlot command now does not suppress provided password
   34   in batch mode (if password is wrong slot is not destroyed).
   35   Note that not providing password in batch mode means that keyslot
   36   is destroyed unconditionally.