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Date:   Wed, 30 Oct 2019 14:59:03 -0700
From:   Doug Anderson <>
To:     Eric Biggers <>
Cc:     Gwendal Grignou <>, Chao Yu <>,
        Ryo Hashimoto <>,
        Vadim Sukhomlinov <>,
        Guenter Roeck <>,,,
        Andreas Dilger <>,
        "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,
        LKML <>,
        Jaegeuk Kim <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Revert "ext4 crypto: fix to check feature status before
 get policy"


On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 1:57 PM Eric Biggers <> wrote:
> FWIW, from reading the Chrome OS code, I think the code you linked to isn't
> where the breakage actually is.  I think it's actually at
> ... where an init script is using the error message printed by 'e4crypt
> get_policy' to decide whether to add -O encrypt to the filesystem or not.
> It really should check instead:
>         [ -e /sys/fs/ext4/features/encryption ]

OK, I filed <> and CCed all the people listed
in the cryptohome "OWNERS" file.  Hopefully one of them can pick this
up as a general cleanup.  Thanks!


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