Re: [PATCH 1/2] crypto: export crypto_alg_list and rwsem

From: Joonsoo Kim
Date: Thu Aug 13 2015 - 03:37:51 EST

On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 03:29:18PM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 04:30:31PM +0900, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> >
> > How about introducing new functions to search supported algorithm in
> > kernel-side? As crypto API is used in more places, this interface
> > would be requested more. Defined list weaken the advantage of strong
> > point of generic crypto API.
> You're only getting the list so you can immediately reexport
> it to user-space, with no added value whatsoever. As I said
> we already have an interface for that so you should use it.
> If more genuine uses come up then I will reconsider.

Okay. I will think this issue more and come back with better

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