Re: [PATCH v6 0/5] efi/firmware/platform-x86: Add EFI embedded fw support

From: Ard Biesheuvel
Date: Sun Jun 03 2018 - 12:39:18 EST

On 2 June 2018 at 05:39, Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 5:53 AM Hans de Goede <hdegoede@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Here is v6 of my patch-set to add support for EFI embedded fw to the kernel.
>> This patch-set applies on top of the "[PATCH v7 00/14] firmware_loader
>> changes for v4.18" series from mcgrof.
>> It now also depends on the series from Andy Lutomirski which allow using the
>> sha256 code in a standalone manner. Andy what is the status of those?
> They're currently sort of on hold, since Jason Donenfeld is working on
> a more comprehensive solution to the same problem. Jason, I don't
> suppose the sha256 part of your patch set is ready?
> Ard, if Jason's patches are too far in the future, would you be okay
> with merging a cleaned-up version of my patch for sha256 even if the
> sha512 equivalent isn't there?

I'm not sure what you are asking me here. I'd be fine merging a
version of Hans's patches that uses a suitable cryptographic hash
algorithm, but the implementation of that would likely belong
somewhere under crypto/, and so it is ultimately someone else's call
(although I'm happy to review)