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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 12:20:55 +0800
From:	Huang Ying <ying.huang@...el.com>
To:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
Cc:	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org" <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [BUGFIX -v2 for .32] crypto, gcm, fix another complete call in
 complete fuction

On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 11:10 +0800, Herbert Xu wrote: 
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:49:59AM +0800, Huang Ying wrote:
> >
> > Yes. This is for performance only. Because crypto_gcm_reqctx(req) is not
> > so trivial (it needs access tfm), and used by every xxx_done function,
> > so I think it is better to just call crypto_gcm_reqctx once and pass it
> > down. Do you think so?
> 
> Since we only support blocksize == 16, that means the alignment
> cannot exceed 16 bytes.  So just always align to 16 bytes and that
> should make crypto_gcm_reqctx trivial once optimised by the
> compiler.

Does it seem a little tricky?

Anyway, I will prepare a patch for pure bug fix, and leave performance
optimization for later.

Best Regards,
Huang Ying


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