[OpenAFS] Linux OpenAFS & EncFS?

Russ Allbery eagle@eyrie.org
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:27:07 -0800

Troy Benjegerdes <hozer@hozed.org> writes:

> I remember hearing lots of arguments that getting rid of DES keys would
> take tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, and that 'developers need
> to eat' etc etc.

> Then one day an exploit was announced, and all of a sudden we got 
> http://www.openafs.org/pages/security/how-to-rekey.txt

Which took at least tens of thousands of dollars, and I'm fairly certain
took hundreds of thousands of dollars.  You just didn't see a bill because
the cost was absorbed by several institutions who paid staff to work on
this, and other people volunteered their time.

Russ Allbery (eagle@eyrie.org)              <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>