Re: RFC: sign the modules at install time

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Oct 18 2012 - 14:46:50 EST

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 10:34 PM, Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hacking the keyid and signer-name to be extracted every time by
> sign-file takes my modules_install time from 18.6 seconds to 19.1. We'd
> get that back easily by making sign-file a perl script anyway; it calls
> out to perl 3 times already.

Ok, that tiny slowdown seems worth the cleanup, especially if we'd get
it back from somebody re-writing it in perl.

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