Re: [PATCH 0/8] DRBG: efficiency patches

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 08:42:27 EST

On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 05:37:04PM +0200, Stephan Mueller wrote:
> Hi,
> The following patch set contains random fixes to increase the efficiency of
> the DRBG. Changes include the removal of unneeded memset(0) and sanity
> checks. All changes do not weaken the implementation as only code is
> removed that is clearly covered by other code paths.
> In addition, the cpu_to_be kernel function together with a type cast is
> used to convert an integer into its string representation. This patch
> increases the speed of the DRBG by 10%.
> Stephan Mueller (8):
> DRBG: replace int2byte with cpu_to_be
> DRBG: kzfree does not need a check for NULL pointer
> DRBG: remove superflowous checks
> DRBG: remove superflowous memset(0)
> DRBG: use kmalloc instead of kzalloc for V and C
> DRBG: remove unnecessary sanity checks
> DRBG: remove configuration of fixed values
> DRBG: remove unnecessary sanity check for shadow state

All applied. Thanks!
Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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