Re: [PATCH RFC v7 0/3] crypto: Introduce Public Key Encryption API

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Wed Jun 17 2015 - 05:15:25 EST

On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 10:30:50AM -0700, Tadeusz Struk wrote:
> This patch set introduces a Public Key Encryption API.
> What is proposed is a new crypto type called crypto_akcipher_type,
> plus new struct akcipher_alg and struct crypto_akcipher, together with number
> of helper functions to register akcipher type algorithms and allocate
> tfm instances. This is to make it similar to how the existing crypto
> API works for the ablkcipher, ahash, and aead types.
> The operations the new interface will allow to provide are:
> int (*sign)(struct akcipher_request *req);
> int (*verify)(struct akcipher_request *req);
> int (*encrypt)(struct akcipher_request *req);
> int (*decrypt)(struct akcipher_request *req);

All applied with two minor changes. First of all I made AKCIPHER
invisible to the user like the other type config options. I also
added a missing select on ASN1 that broke my build.

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