Re: [PATCH RFC v7 0/3] crypto: Introduce Public Key Encryption API
From: Tadeusz Struk
Date: Wed Jun 17 2015 - 12:06:47 EST
On 06/17/2015 02:14 AM, Herbert Xu wrote:
>> This patch set introduces a Public Key Encryption API.
>> > What is proposed is a new crypto type called crypto_akcipher_type,
>> > plus new struct akcipher_alg and struct crypto_akcipher, together with number
>> > of helper functions to register akcipher type algorithms and allocate
>> > tfm instances. This is to make it similar to how the existing crypto
>> > API works for the ablkcipher, ahash, and aead types.
>> > The operations the new interface will allow to provide are:
>> > int (*sign)(struct akcipher_request *req);
>> > int (*verify)(struct akcipher_request *req);
>> > int (*encrypt)(struct akcipher_request *req);
>> > int (*decrypt)(struct akcipher_request *req);
> All applied with two minor changes. First of all I made AKCIPHER
> invisible to the user like the other type config options. I also
> added a missing select on ASN1 that broke my build.
Thank you very much for all your help with this Herbert
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/