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Date:   Mon, 10 Apr 2023 22:01:59 -0700
From:   Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>
To:     Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...nel.org>
Cc:     fsverity@...ts.linux.dev, linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-f2fs-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        linux-btrfs@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] fsverity: use shash API instead of ahash API

On Wed, Apr 05, 2023 at 05:37:14PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> Therefore, let's convert fs/verity/ from ahash to shash.  This
> simplifies the code, and it should also slightly improve performance for
> everyone who wasn't actually using one of these ahash-only crypto
> accelerators, i.e. almost everyone (or maybe even everyone)!

This looks like a very nice cleanup to me.  So unless someone really
uses async crypto offload heavily for fsverity and can come up with
a convincing argument for that, I'm all for the change.

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