[Dev] how to install and use encfs in tizen rd-pq(reference phone)

Łukasz Stelmach l.stelmach at samsung.com
Tue Oct 21 14:18:42 GMT 2014


It was <2014-10-20 pon 10:17>, when 이준민 wrote:
> Hi, all
>
> I'm a beginner developer and I have a question.
>
> I have no idea whether I have the authority to question every people.
>
> but, I hope somebody help.
>
> I want to make a kind of secure system app.
>
> this app is divided 2 area like private, public.
>
> so I must create encrypted folder(private) in tizen rd-pq phone.
>
> In this folder, all files are encrypted like encfs.
>
> encfs is virtual encrypted filesystem which stores encrypted data in
> the rootdir directory and makes the unencrypted data visible at the
> mountPointdirectory.
>
> I know that tizen includes fuse(filesystem in userspace) and fuse provides
> encfs.
>
> *how to install and use encfs in tizen rd-pq phone?*
>
> *if encfs is not supported, how to create encrypted folder in tizen rd-pq
> phone.*
>
> I tried to install encfs through sdb but it had many problems.

I'd recommend using ecryptfs rather than encfs. The former is used in
Ubuntu to provide encrypted home directories and is belived to be safer
cryptographically-wise. Unlike encfs it is implemented in kernel and
thanks to this performs better.

-- 
Łukasz Stelmach
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics
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