Re: [PATCH, RFC 45/62] mm: Add the encrypt_mprotect() system call for MKTME

From: Dave Hansen
Date: Tue Jun 18 2019 - 10:24:50 EST

On 6/17/19 6:50 PM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> I'm also wondering whether the kernel will always be able to be a
> one-stop shop for key allocation -- if the MKTME hardware gains
> interesting new uses down the road, who knows how key allocation will
> work?

I can't share all the details on LKML, of course, but I can at least say
that this model of allocating KeyID slots will continue to be used for a
number of generations.