Re: [RFC PATCH] crypto: Add IV generation algorithms

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Tue Nov 29 2016 - 02:50:55 EST

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 01:16:46PM +0530, Binoy Jayan wrote:
> No one is using it as of now. It was just a thought to pass context
> information, instead of making it part of the context which is shared
> among dm-crypt and geniv.

OK in that case we should just get rid of it until it's actually
needed. In any case, if there was a need for such information we
should try to embed it into either the key (per-tfm) or the IV
(per-request) as appropriate.

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