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package main
import (
// Should be initialized before anything else.
// This import line MUST be in the alphabetically first source code file of
// package main!
_ ""
flag ""
// argContainer stores the parsed CLI options and arguments
type argContainer struct {
debug, init, zerokey, fusedebug, openssl, passwd, fg, version,
plaintextnames, quiet, nosyslog, wpanic,
longnames, allow_other, reverse, aessiv, nonempty, raw64,
noprealloc, speed, hkdf, serialize_reads, forcedecode, hh, info,
sharedstorage, fsck, one_file_system, deterministic_names,
xchacha bool
// Mount options with opposites
dev, nodev, suid, nosuid, exec, noexec, rw, ro, kernel_cache, acl bool
masterkey, mountpoint, cipherdir, cpuprofile,
memprofile, ko, ctlsock, fsname, force_owner, trace, fido2 string
// -extpass, -badname, -passfile can be passed multiple times
extpass, badname, passfile []string
// For reverse mode, several ways to specify exclusions. All can be specified multiple times.
exclude, excludeWildcard, excludeFrom []string
// Configuration file name override
config string
notifypid, scryptn int
// Idle time before autounmount
idle time.Duration
// Helper variables that are NOT cli options all start with an underscore
// _configCustom is true when the user sets a custom config file name.
_configCustom bool
// _ctlsockFd stores the control socket file descriptor (ctlsock stores the path)
_ctlsockFd net.Listener
// _forceOwner is, if non-nil, a parsed, validated Owner (as opposed to the string above)
_forceOwner *fuse.Owner
// _explicitScryptn is true then the user passed "-scryptn=xyz"
_explicitScryptn bool
var flagSet *flag.FlagSet
// prefixOArgs transform options passed via "-o foo,bar" into regular options
// like "-foo -bar" and prefixes them to the command line.
// Testcases in TestPrefixOArgs().
func prefixOArgs(osArgs []string) ([]string, error) {
// Need at least 3, example: gocryptfs -o foo,bar
// ^ 0 ^ 1 ^ 2
if len(osArgs) < 3 {
return osArgs, nil
// Passing "--" disables "-o" parsing. Ignore element 0 (program name).
for _, v := range osArgs[1:] {
if v == "--" {
return osArgs, nil
// Find and extract "-o foo,bar"
var otherArgs, oOpts []string
for i := 1; i < len(osArgs); i++ {
if osArgs[i] == "-o" {
// Last argument?
if i+1 >= len(osArgs) {
return nil, fmt.Errorf("The \"-o\" option requires an argument")
oOpts = strings.Split(osArgs[i+1], ",")
// Skip over the arguments to "-o"
} else if strings.HasPrefix(osArgs[i], "-o=") {
oOpts = strings.Split(osArgs[i][3:], ",")
} else {
otherArgs = append(otherArgs, osArgs[i])
// Start with program name
newArgs := []string{osArgs[0]}
// Add options from "-o"
for _, o := range oOpts {
if o == "" {
if o == "o" || o == "-o" {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("You can't pass \"-o\" to \"-o\"")
newArgs = append(newArgs, "-"+o)
// Add other arguments
newArgs = append(newArgs, otherArgs...)
return newArgs, nil
// convertToDoubleDash converts args like "-debug" (Go stdlib `flag` style)
// into "--debug" (spf13/pflag style).
// gocryptfs v2.1 switched from `flag` to `pflag`, but we obviously want to stay
// cli-compatible, and this is the hack to do it.
func convertToDoubleDash(osArgs []string) (out []string) {
out = append(out, osArgs...)
for i, v := range out {
// Leave "-h" alone so the help text keeps working
if v == "-h" {
// Don't touch anything after "--"
if v == "--" {
// Convert "-foo" to "--foo"
if len(v) >= 2 && v[0] == '-' && v[1] != '-' {
out[i] = "-" + out[i]
return out
// parseCliOpts - parse command line options (i.e. arguments that start with "-")
func parseCliOpts(osArgs []string) (args argContainer) {
var err error
var opensslAuto string
osArgsPreprocessed, err := prefixOArgs(osArgs)
if err != nil {
osArgsPreprocessed = convertToDoubleDash(osArgsPreprocessed)
flagSet = flag.NewFlagSet(tlog.ProgramName, flag.ContinueOnError)
flagSet.Usage = func() {}
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.debug, "d", false, "")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.debug, "debug", false, "Enable debug output")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.fusedebug, "fusedebug", false, "Enable fuse library debug output")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.init, "init", false, "Initialize encrypted directory")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.zerokey, "zerokey", false, "Use all-zero dummy master key")
// Tri-state true/false/auto
flagSet.StringVar(&opensslAuto, "openssl", "auto", "Use OpenSSL instead of built-in Go crypto")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.passwd, "passwd", false, "Change password")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.fg, "f", false, "")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.fg, "fg", false, "Stay in the foreground")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.version, "version", false, "Print version and exit")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.plaintextnames, "plaintextnames", false, "Do not encrypt file names")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.quiet, "q", false, "")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.quiet, "quiet", false, "Quiet - silence informational messages")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.nosyslog, "nosyslog", false, "Do not redirect output to syslog when running in the background")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.wpanic, "wpanic", false, "When encountering a warning, panic and exit immediately")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.longnames, "longnames", true, "Store names longer than 176 bytes in extra files")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.allow_other, "allow_other", false, "Allow other users to access the filesystem. "+
"Only works if user_allow_other is set in /etc/fuse.conf.")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.reverse, "reverse", false, "Reverse mode")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.aessiv, "aessiv", false, "AES-SIV encryption")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.nonempty, "nonempty", false, "Allow mounting over non-empty directories")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.raw64, "raw64", true, "Use unpadded base64 for file names")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.noprealloc, "noprealloc", false, "Disable preallocation before writing")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.speed, "speed", false, "Run crypto speed test")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.hkdf, "hkdf", true, "Use HKDF as an additional key derivation step")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.serialize_reads, "serialize_reads", false, "Try to serialize read operations")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.forcedecode, "forcedecode", false, "Force decode of files even if integrity check fails."+
" Requires gocryptfs to be compiled with openssl support and implies -openssl true")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.hh, "hh", false, "Show this long help text")
flagSet.BoolVar(&, "info", false, "Display information about CIPHERDIR")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.sharedstorage, "sharedstorage", false, "Make concurrent access to a shared CIPHERDIR safer")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.fsck, "fsck", false, "Run a filesystem check on CIPHERDIR")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.one_file_system, "one-file-system", false, "Don't cross filesystem boundaries")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.deterministic_names, "deterministic-names", false, "Disable diriv file name randomisation")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.xchacha, "xchacha", false, "Use XChaCha20-Poly1305 file content encryption")
// Mount options with opposites
flagSet.BoolVar(&, "dev", false, "Allow device files")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.nodev, "nodev", false, "Deny device files")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.suid, "suid", false, "Allow suid binaries")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.nosuid, "nosuid", false, "Deny suid binaries")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.exec, "exec", false, "Allow executables")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.noexec, "noexec", false, "Deny executables")
flagSet.BoolVar(&, "rw", false, "Mount the filesystem read-write")
flagSet.BoolVar(&, "ro", false, "Mount the filesystem read-only")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.kernel_cache, "kernel_cache", false, "Enable the FUSE kernel_cache option")
flagSet.BoolVar(&args.acl, "acl", false, "Enforce ACLs")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.masterkey, "masterkey", "", "Mount with explicit master key")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.cpuprofile, "cpuprofile", "", "Write cpu profile to specified file")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.memprofile, "memprofile", "", "Write memory profile to specified file")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.config, "config", "", "Use specified config file instead of CIPHERDIR/gocryptfs.conf")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.ko, "ko", "", "Pass additional options directly to the kernel, comma-separated list")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.ctlsock, "ctlsock", "", "Create control socket at specified path")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.fsname, "fsname", "", "Override the filesystem name")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.force_owner, "force_owner", "", "uid:gid pair to coerce ownership")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.trace, "trace", "", "Write execution trace to file")
flagSet.StringVar(&args.fido2, "fido2", "", "Protect the masterkey using a FIDO2 token instead of a password")
// Exclusion options
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.exclude, "e", nil, "Alias for -exclude")
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.exclude, "exclude", nil, "Exclude relative path from reverse view")
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.excludeWildcard, "ew", nil, "Alias for -exclude-wildcard")
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.excludeWildcard, "exclude-wildcard", nil, "Exclude path from reverse view, supporting wildcards")
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.excludeFrom, "exclude-from", nil, "File from which to read exclusion patterns (with -exclude-wildcard syntax)")
// multipleStrings options ([]string)
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.extpass, "extpass", nil, "Use external program for the password prompt")
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.badname, "badname", nil, "Glob pattern invalid file names that should be shown")
flagSet.StringSliceVar(&args.passfile, "passfile", nil, "Read password from file")
flagSet.IntVar(&args.notifypid, "notifypid", 0, "Send USR1 to the specified process after "+
"successful mount - used internally for daemonization")
const scryptn = "scryptn"
flagSet.IntVar(&args.scryptn, scryptn, configfile.ScryptDefaultLogN, "scrypt cost parameter logN. Possible values: 10-28. "+
"A lower value speeds up mounting and reduces its memory needs, but makes the password susceptible to brute-force attacks")
flagSet.DurationVar(&args.idle, "i", 0, "Alias for -idle")
flagSet.DurationVar(&args.idle, "idle", 0, "Auto-unmount after specified idle duration (ignored in reverse mode). "+
"Durations are specified like \"500s\" or \"2h45m\". 0 means stay mounted indefinitely.")
var dummyString string
flagSet.StringVar(&dummyString, "o", "", "For compatibility with mount(1), options can be also passed as a comma-separated list to -o on the end.")
// Ignored flags
var tmp bool
flagSet.BoolVar(&tmp, "nofail", false, "Ignored for /etc/fstab compatibility")
flagSet.BoolVar(&tmp, "devrandom", false, "Deprecated (ignored for compatibility)")
// Actual parsing
err = flagSet.Parse(osArgsPreprocessed[1:])
if err == flag.ErrHelp {
if err != nil {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("Invalid command line: %s: %v. Try '%s -help'.", prettyArgs(), err, tlog.ProgramName)
// We want to know if -scryptn was passed explicitly
if isFlagPassed(flagSet, scryptn) {
args._explicitScryptn = true
// "-openssl" needs some post-processing
if opensslAuto == "auto" {
args.openssl = stupidgcm.PreferOpenSSL()
} else {
args.openssl, err = strconv.ParseBool(opensslAuto)
if err != nil {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("Invalid \"-openssl\" setting: %v", err)
// "-forcedecode" only works with openssl. Check compilation and command line parameters
if args.forcedecode {
if stupidgcm.BuiltWithoutOpenssl {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("The -forcedecode flag requires openssl support, but gocryptfs was compiled without it!")
if args.aessiv {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("The -forcedecode and -aessiv flags are incompatible because they use different crypto libs (openssl vs native Go)")
if args.reverse {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("The reverse mode and the -forcedecode option are not compatible")
// Has the user explicitly disabled openssl using "-openssl=false/0"?
if !args.openssl && opensslAuto != "auto" {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("-forcedecode requires openssl, but is disabled via command-line option")
args.openssl = true
// Try to make it harder for the user to shoot himself in the foot. = true
args.allow_other = false
args.ko = "noexec"
if len(args.extpass) > 0 && len(args.passfile) != 0 {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("The options -extpass and -passfile cannot be used at the same time")
if len(args.passfile) != 0 && args.masterkey != "" {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("The options -passfile and -masterkey cannot be used at the same time")
if len(args.extpass) > 0 && args.masterkey != "" {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("The options -extpass and -masterkey cannot be used at the same time")
if len(args.extpass) > 0 && args.fido2 != "" {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("The options -extpass and -fido2 cannot be used at the same time")
if args.idle < 0 {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("Idle timeout cannot be less than 0")
// Make sure all badname patterns are valid
for _, pattern := range args.badname {
_, err := filepath.Match(pattern, "")
if err != nil {
tlog.Fatal.Printf("-badname: invalid pattern %q supplied", pattern)
return args
// prettyArgs pretty-prints the command-line arguments.
func prettyArgs() string {
pa := fmt.Sprintf("%q", os.Args)
// Get rid of "[" and "]"
pa = pa[1 : len(pa)-1]
return pa
// countOpFlags counts the number of operation flags we were passed.
func countOpFlags(args *argContainer) int {
var count int
if {
if args.passwd {
if args.init {
if args.fsck {
return count
// isFlagPassed finds out if the flag was explictely passed on the command line.
func isFlagPassed(flagSet *flag.FlagSet, name string) bool {
found := false
flagSet.Visit(func(f *flag.Flag) {
if f.Name == name {
found = true
return found