chiark / gitweb /
man: add DOI for refereed article on Forward Secure Sealing to journald.conf(5)
authorJason St. John <jstjohn@purdue.edu>
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:40:02 +0000 (19:40 -0500)
committerZbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek@in.waw.pl>
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:58:24 +0000 (23:58 -0500)
In journalctl(1), be more explicit about the reference to "Seal=" in
journald.conf(5) and what information can be found there.

man/journalctl.xml
man/journald.conf.xml

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                                 sealing key is stored in the journal
                                 data directory and shall remain on the
                                 host. The verification key should be
-                                stored externally. Also see the
+                                stored externally. Refer to the
                                 <option>Seal=</option> option in
                                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>journald.conf</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>
-                                for details.</para></listitem>
+                                for information on Forward Secure
+                                Sealing and for a link to a refereed
+                                scholarly paper detailing the
+                                cryptographic theory it is based on.
+                                </para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
 
                         <varlistentry>
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                                 by
                                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>journalctl</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>'s
                                 <option>--setup-keys</option>
-                                command), forward secure sealing (FSS)
+                                command), Forward Secure Sealing (FSS)
                                 for all persistent journal files is
                                 enabled. FSS is based on <ulink
                                 url="https://eprint.iacr.org/2013/397">Seekable
                                 Sequential Key Generators</ulink> by
-                                G. A. Marson and B. Poettering and
-                                may be used to protect journal files
-                                from unnoticed
-                                alteration.</para></listitem>
+                                G. A. Marson and B. Poettering
+                                (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40203-6_7)
+                                and may be used to protect journal files
+                                from unnoticed alteration.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
 
                         <varlistentry>