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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 0/2] Detect & register virtio-crypto algos on

From: Farhan Ali
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 0/2] Detect & register virtio-crypto algos only if it can be supported by backend
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:26:18 -0400
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A polite ping :)

If no one has any more comments/feedback then I would like to how to merge these patches to the mainline kernel tree.


On 06/13/2018 04:38 PM, Farhan Ali wrote:

Currently the Linux virtio-crypto driver registers the crypto
algorithm without verifying if the backend actually supports the

This kernel patch series adds support for registering algorithm
with Linux crypto layer, only if the algorithm is supported by
the backend device. This also makes the driver more compliant with
the virtio-crypto spec [1].

I would appreciate any feedback or comments on this.

Thank you

[1] Virtio crypto spec proposal 

v1 -> v2
    - Modify comment as suggested by Arei (patch 1)
    - Modify error message as suggested by Arei (patch 2)

Farhan Ali (2):
   crypto/virtio-crypto: Read crypto services and algorithm masks
   crypto/virtio-crypto: Register an algo only if it's supported

  drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_algs.c   | 112 ++++++++++++++++++---------
  drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_common.h |  25 +++++-
  drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_core.c   |  29 +++++++
  drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_mgr.c    |  81 +++++++++++++++++--
  4 files changed, 202 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)

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