Re: [PATCH 0/7] zram: switch to crypto api
From: Sergey Senozhatsky
Date: Wed May 25 2016 - 21:08:28 EST
On (05/26/16 09:52), Minchan Kim wrote:
> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 11:29:59PM +0900, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
> > Hello,
> > This has started as a 'add zlib support' work, but after some
> > thinking I saw no blockers for a bigger change -- a switch to
> > crypto API.
> > We don't have an idle zstreams list anymore and our write path
> > now works absolutely differently, preventing preemption during
> > compression. This removes possibilities of read paths preempting
> > writes at wrong places and opens the door for a move from custom
> > LZO/LZ4 compression backends implementation to a more generic one,
> > using crypto compress API.
> > This patch set also eliminates the need of a new context-less
> > crypto API interface, which was quite hard to sell, so we can
> > move along faster.
> Super fast Sergey.
> At a first glance, patchset looks nice.
> I will review as soon as possible.
> Thanks a lot!