Re: [RFC PATCH] crypto: Add IV generation algorithms

From: Binoy Jayan
Date: Tue Nov 29 2016 - 02:46:59 EST

Hi Herbert,

On 29 November 2016 at 12:58, Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> But that begs the question, who is supposed to use crypto_geniv_set_ctx?
> I thought it was dm-crypt but your patch doesn't contain any uses
> of it at all.

No one is using it as of now. It was just a thought to pass context
information, instead of making it part of the context which is shared
among dm-crypt and geniv.