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Date:	Tue, 19 May 2015 15:15:21 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	Jaegeuk Kim <jaegeuk@...nel.org>
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net, ecryptfs@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] crypto: allow to assign gfp_t for __crypto_alloc_tfm

On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 12:13:17AM -0700, Jaegeuk Kim wrote:
>
> The key generation is done by ext4_generate_encryption_key in
> fs/ext4/crypto_key.c.
> And, ext4_file_mmap and ext4_file_open trigger it.

Well that's where you should be doing crypto_alloc_ablkcipher
and crypto_ablkcipher_setkey.

The whole point of a crypto tfm is to represent a key so any time
you get one you should create a crypto tfm.  Carrying around a raw
key is just wrong.

Cheers,
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