Re: [PATCH 0/4] crypto: caam - add ecb mode support
From: Herbert Xu
Date: Fri Feb 15 2019 - 01:16:58 EST
On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 09:54:47PM -0800, Eric Biggers wrote:
> Sure, but the bar shouldn't be so low that new implementations of insecure
> algorithms the world is moving away from are accepted without a real use case.
> We should be moving towards removing these algorithms instead. The original DES
> is especially bad as it only has a 56-bit key. I'd like to better understand
> if/why people claim to not only still need these algorithms in 2019, but also
> need brand new implementations of them.
If we're going to remove DES then we should remove all implementations
of it and not single out a single driver.
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