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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v6 00/12] virtio-crypto: introduce framework and

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v6 00/12] virtio-crypto: introduce framework and device emulation
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:52:50 -0500
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On 10/10/2016 03:43 AM, Gonglei wrote:
> The virtio crypto is a virtual crypto device as well as a kind
> of virtual hardware accelerator for virtual machines. The
> encryption and decryption requests are placed in the data
> queue and handled by the real crypto accelerators finally.
> The second queue is the control queue used to create or
> destroy sessions for symmetric algorithms and control
> some advanced features in the future. The virtio crypto
> device provides the following crypto services: CIPHER,
> MAC, HASH, AEAD etc.
>  - add vhost-user as a high performance cryptodev backend.
>  - more crypto services support.
>  - mirgration support.
> Changes since v5:
>  - rebase the patch 14 in v5, using the correct at the beginning of whole 
> patch serials. [Eric]

s/serials/series/  ('series' is one of those weird English words that is
the same for both singular and plural usage)

>  - perfect algorithm chain support in patch 12.
>  - more friendly error handler in both controlq and dataq.
>  - drop patch "virtio-crypto: emulate virtio crypto as a legacy device by 
> default" because
>   we shouldn't support transitional virtio devices any more. [Michael] 
>  - drop patch "virtio-crypto-test: add qtest case for virtio-crypto" because
>   libqtest doesn't support virtio-1.0 device yet.
>  - rebase the patch set based on Michael's pull request:
>     [PULL 00/33] virtio, pc: fixes and features

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

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