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From: Stephan Mueller <smueller@chronox.de>
To: "'Herbert Xu'" <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Cc: "'Quentin Gouchet'" <quentin.gouchet@gmail.com>,
	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@redhat.com>,
	"'LKML'" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org,
	"'Linux API'" <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v12 1/2] crypto: AF_ALG: add AEAD support
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:10:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7821728.KTX1G67VgF@tachyon.chronox.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2035690.30evPElJOm@tachyon.chronox.de>

Am Donnerstag, 29. Januar 2015, 21:24:45 schrieb Stephan Mueller:

Hi Herbert,

> This patch adds the AEAD support for AF_ALG.
> 
> The implementation is based on algif_skcipher, but contains heavy
> modifications to streamline the interface for AEAD uses.
> 
> To use AEAD, the user space consumer has to use the salg_type named
> "aead".

I just saw Al Viro's patch to use the iov_iter API in algif_skcipher.c. I 
looked at it but lacked documentation for using it properly. Now I have a 
template that I will incorporate into algif_aead.c

-- 
Ciao
Stephan

  reply	other threads:[~2015-02-05 15:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-29 20:23 [PATCH v12 0/2] crypto: AF_ALG: add AEAD and RNG support Stephan Mueller
2015-01-29 20:24 ` [PATCH v12 1/2] crypto: AF_ALG: add AEAD support Stephan Mueller
2015-02-05 15:10   ` Stephan Mueller [this message]
2015-02-27  9:49     ` Herbert Xu
2015-02-27 10:26       ` Stephan Mueller
2015-02-27 18:34         ` Tadeusz Struk
2015-02-27 18:54           ` Stephan Mueller
2015-01-29 20:26 ` [PATCH v12 2/2] crypto: AF_ALG: enable AEAD interface compilation Stephan Mueller

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