Re: [RFC PATCH 4/5] crypto: Adds user space interface for ALG_SET_KEY_TYPE

From: Stephan Mueller
Date: Wed Apr 24 2019 - 14:36:39 EST

Am Montag, 22. April 2019, 11:17:55 CEST schrieb Kalyani Akula:

Hi Kalyani,

> > Besides, seem to be more a key handling issue. Wouldn't it make sense to
> > rather have such issue solved with key rings than in the kernel crypto
> > API?
> [kalyani] Can you please elaborate on this further ?

The kernel has a keyring support in security/keys which has a user space
interface with keyutils. That interface is commonly used for any sort of key