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I'm having issues with the first mount of eCryptFS. Currently when I attempt to mount it

mount -t ecryptfs ~/.Private ~/Private

However it's erroring. The error in dmesg is the following:

Error parsing options; rc = [-22]

This is a fresh installation of Arch and I've yet to have this issue with other distributions. I'm not quite sure what the issue is however.

Thanks!

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It appears eCryptFS is now in the kernel however the extra end user utilities aren't pre-bundled with Arch (duh). The issue is they're not in the normal repository however there appears to be an AUR package that is kept up-to-date.

Long story short: install the ecryptfs-utils package

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