Package Details: cryptmount 5.3.2-1

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Package Base: cryptmount
Description: utility which allows an ordinary user to mount an encrypted file system
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: None
Maintainer: mikesd
Last Packager: mikesd
Votes: 20
Popularity: 0.017445
First Submitted: 2007-08-20 09:59
Last Updated: 2019-12-13 10:59

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mksplg commented on 2017-12-18 20:05

Package is currently broken for me.

Changing the source to and updating the md5sums fixes this.

Thah commented on 2017-07-29 07:41

In addition to v5.2.2 being released, util-linux 2.30 removed the
"Provides: util-linux-ng" tag and cryptmount's runtime dependency needs to be updated.

Furthermore, I suggest exchanging the role of $pkgver and $_pkgver in the PKGBUILD.

mikesd commented on 2015-01-03 14:06

Made Jonathan's proposed change.

Jonathan commented on 2014-12-30 20:06

Cryptmount's configure script defaults installation to /usr/sbin which appears to be a no longer valid install path in Arch ( ).

I recommend adding the --sbindir= flag when running the configure script to force installation into /usr/bin.

For example:

build() {
cd "$srcdir/$pkgname-$pkgver"

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --sbindir=/usr/bin

NeoRaider commented on 2013-06-05 20:28

Please mark /etc/cryptmount/cmtab as a backup file, it's really annoying that it's lost after every update...

polslinux commented on 2012-01-22 21:02

# Maintainer: Mike Sampson <mike at sambodata dot com>
# Contributor: Paolo Stivanin <>
pkgdesc="utility which allows an ordinary user to mount an encrypted file system"
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
depends=(libgcrypt device-mapper util-linux-ng)

build() {
cd "$srcdir/$pkgname-$pkgver"

install -d "$pkgdir/usr/sbin";
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc
make || return 1
make DESTDIR="$pkgdir" install

mikesd commented on 2010-08-09 02:20

Updated to v4.1. There are still a couple of NAMCAP warnings to fix when I get a chance.

Anonymous comment on 2010-05-25 19:42

It don't work for me.
Correct source line should be:

Anonymous comment on 2010-05-22 19:19

Updated to v4.0.2 including useful comments from susano: Thanks!

Anonymous comment on 2010-05-22 19:12

Also, namcap complaints:

cryptmount E: Dependency detected and not included (util-linux-ng) from files ['usr/lib/cryptmount/']
cryptmount W: Dependency included and not needed ('openssl')
cryptmount W: File (usr/lib/cryptmount/ does not have the world readable bit set.
cryptmount W: File (usr/lib/cryptmount/ does not have the world readable bit set.