Some thoughts and initial observations about the FUSE-powered userspace Encrypted Filesystem, EncFS:
- A filesystem created with encfs version 1.2.5 (the version in Debian unstable) can be read with 1.2.0 (the version in Debian stable)
- You can't copy one of the encrypted files into a
different encfs directory, even if the two
directories were protected by the same passphrase.
You need the
- You can burn an encfs back-end directory onto a CD or DVD and decrypt the files later, but filename limitations imposed by the ISO format are made more severe by encfs (you definitely need joliet and/or rockridge extensions)