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Date:	Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:00:37 +0200
From:	Stephan Mueller <>
To:	Herbert Xu <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kernel crypto API interface specification

Am Dienstag, 14. Oktober 2014, 21:46:50 schrieb Stephan Mueller:


> The update adds a complete interface documentation of the kernel crypto
> API. All cipher types supported by the kernel crypto API are documented.
> In addition, kernel and user space example code is provided. The sample
> code covers synchronous and asynchronous cipher operation, random
> number generation and performing hashing as well as encryption and
> decryption in user space.

I was not sure whether to cover the explanation of the API in a separate 
document or whether to add the function documentation to 

With the first attempt of the documentation, I applied the least invasive 
approach. If it is requested, I would modify the patch such that appropriate 
source code comments to the functions in the header file are added.

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