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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To: Gilad Ben-Yossef <>
Cc: Herbert Xu <>,
	"David S . Miller" <>,
	Arnd Bergmann <>,
	Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
	Linux kernel mailing list <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH/RFC] crypto: Add platform dependencies for CRYPTO_DEV_CCREE
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:47:26 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Gilad,

On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 6:32 AM, Gilad Ben-Yossef <> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 9:14 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven
> <> wrote:
>> The ARM TrustZone CryptoCell is found on ARM SoCs only.  Hence make it
>> depend on ARM or ARM64, unless compile-testing.
> Actually it is not. Despite what the name suggest, CryptoCell is
> designed by Arm but is
> not in fact limited to Arm cores. I think the only requirement is
> ability to provide an AMBA bus
> interface. Kudos to our marketing department to make that so clear and
> so on... :-)

Good to know, I couldn't find any users of the compatible value in DT sources,
so I had to guess... and missed ;-)

Do you have a good suggestion for a platform dependency?
Based on the above, I'd say "depends on ARM_AMBA || COMPILE_TEST",
but (currently) ARM_AMBA is selected on ARM or ARM64 only?



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-18  7:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-17 18:14 Geert Uytterhoeven
2018-04-17 19:53 ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-04-18  7:43   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2018-04-18  4:32 ` Gilad Ben-Yossef
2018-04-18  7:47   ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2018-04-23  7:45     ` Gilad Ben-Yossef
2018-04-23  8:11       ` Geert Uytterhoeven

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