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Re: TPM support within Grub2

From: Daniel Kiper
Subject: Re: TPM support within Grub2
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:03:17 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 07:10:32PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 12:33:42PM -0400, Daniel P. Smith wrote:
> > On 07/16/2018 08:06 AM, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> > > In general I am not against reorganization you are mentioning above.
> > > Though I think that then you should rearange Matthew code and repost
> > > it. Of course if Matthew does not object.
> >
> > I can align Matthew's code or if he would like, he is more than welcome
> > to collaborate on the solution.
> There's a lot of user demand for TPM2 support in grub, so my preference
> would be:
> 1) Review and merge the verifiers framework

OK, as I said earlier I will post it with some comments and minor
fixes in a week or two.

> 2) Update the current TPM2 code to match and review and merge that
> 3) Ensure that the functionality matches user expectations and then
> develop a more generic midlayer based on that to support additional TPM
> backends
> My concern about doing (3) before (2) is that it may take multiple
> attempts to develop something that works for us, and delay being able to
> provide functionality that people would like to take advantage of. I
> think some real-world use would make the process easier.

This option works for me too. If Daniel S. is OK with that we can proceed.


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