Re: [PATCH] kernel crypto API interface specification

From: Stephan Mueller
Date: Tue Oct 14 2014 - 16:00:44 EST

Am Dienstag, 14. Oktober 2014, 21:46:50 schrieb Stephan Mueller:


> The update adds a complete interface documentation of the kernel crypto
> API. All cipher types supported by the kernel crypto API are documented.
> In addition, kernel and user space example code is provided. The sample
> code covers synchronous and asynchronous cipher operation, random
> number generation and performing hashing as well as encryption and
> decryption in user space.

I was not sure whether to cover the explanation of the API in a separate
document or whether to add the function documentation to

With the first attempt of the documentation, I applied the least invasive
approach. If it is requested, I would modify the patch such that appropriate
source code comments to the functions in the header file are added.

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