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From: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
To: "Dey, Megha" <megha.dey@intel.com>
Cc: "linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org" <linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org>,
	"davem@davemloft.net" <davem@davemloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V8 1/5] crypto: Multi-buffer encryption infrastructure support
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:25:25 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180419032525.6csodbz6lrksyudd@gondor.apana.org.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <C440BA31B54DCD4AAC682D2365C8FEE738C13DDE@ORSMSX111.amr.corp.intel.com>

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 12:54:16AM +0000, Dey, Megha wrote:
>
> Yeah I think I misunderstood. I think what you mean is to remove mcryptd.c completely and avoid the extra layer of indirection to call the underlying algorithm, instead call it directly, correct?
> 
> So currently we have 3 algorithms registered for every multibuffer algorithm:
> name         : __sha1-mb
> driver       : mcryptd(__intel_sha1-mb)
> 
> name         : sha1
> driver       : sha1_mb
> 
> name         : __sha1-mb
> driver       : __intel_sha1-mb
> 
> If we remove mcryptd, then we will have just the 2?

It should be down to just one, i.e., the current inner algorithm.
It's doing all the scheduling work already so I don't really see
why it needs the wrappers around it.

Cheers,
-- 
Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
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  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-19  3:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-10  0:09 [PATCH V8 0/5] crypto: AES CBC multibuffer implementation Megha Dey
2018-01-10  0:09 ` [PATCH V8 1/5] crypto: Multi-buffer encryption infrastructure support Megha Dey
2018-01-18 11:39   ` Herbert Xu
2018-01-19  0:44     ` Megha Dey
2018-03-16 14:53       ` Herbert Xu
2018-04-17 18:40         ` Dey, Megha
2018-04-18 11:01           ` Herbert Xu
2018-04-19  0:54             ` Dey, Megha
2018-04-19  3:25               ` Herbert Xu [this message]
2018-04-25  1:14                 ` Dey, Megha
2018-04-26  9:44                   ` Herbert Xu
2018-05-01 22:39                     ` Dey, Megha
2018-05-07  9:35                       ` Herbert Xu
2018-05-11  1:24                         ` Dey, Megha
2018-05-11  4:45                           ` Herbert Xu
2018-05-12  1:21                             ` Dey, Megha
2018-06-21  1:05                             ` Dey, Megha
2018-01-10  0:09 ` [PATCH V8 2/5] crypto: AES CBC multi-buffer data structures Megha Dey
2018-01-10  0:09 ` [PATCH V8 3/5] crypto: AES CBC multi-buffer scheduler Megha Dey
2018-01-10  0:09 ` [PATCH V8 4/5] crypto: AES CBC by8 encryption Megha Dey
2018-01-10  0:09 ` [PATCH V8 5/5] crypto: AES CBC multi-buffer glue code Megha Dey

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