Re: crypto: user - Allow get request with empty driver name

From: Steffen Klassert
Date: Thu Nov 20 2014 - 03:04:22 EST

On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 03:45:26PM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 08:11:42AM +0100, Steffen Klassert wrote:
> >
> > I think this is not sufficient, crypto_alg_match() will now return the first
> > algorithm in crypto_alg_list that matches cra_name. We would need to extend
> > crypto_alg_match() to return the algorithm with the highest priority in that
> > case.
> It doesn't really matter because all implementations must provide
> exactly the same set of parameters for a given algorithm so it's
> good enough for what Stephan wants to do.

Ok, I see.

> But yes an interface to grab the highest priority algorithm would
> be useful too so patches are welcome :)

Should be not too hard to return the highest priority algorithm
instead of the first match with the existing interface, I'll see
what I can do.
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