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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v4 02/26] crypto: add support for PBKDF2 algorit

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v4 02/26] crypto: add support for PBKDF2 algorithm
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 17:20:16 -0700
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On 02/29/2016 05:00 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The LUKS data format includes use of PBKDF2 (Password-Based
> Key Derivation Function). The Nettle library can provide
> an implementation of this, but we don't want code directly
> depending on a specific crypto library backend. Introduce
> a new include/crypto/pbkdf.h header which defines a QEMU
> API for invoking PBKDK2. The initial implementations are
> backed by nettle & gcrypt, which are commonly available
> with distros shipping GNUTLS.
> The test suite data is taken from the cryptsetup codebase
> under the LGPLv2.1+ license. This merely aims to verify
> that whatever backend we provide for this function in QEMU
> will comply with the spec.
> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <address@hidden>
> ---

Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <address@hidden>

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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