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

From: Tadeusz Struk
Date: Wed Jun 17 2015 - 12:06:47 EST

On 06/17/2015 02:14 AM, Herbert Xu 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.

Thank you very much for all your help with this Herbert

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