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Date:   Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:51:15 +0800
From:   Herbert Xu <>
To:     Binoy Jayan <>
Cc:     Milan Broz <>, Oded <>,
        Ofir <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,, Mark Brown <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Linux kernel mailing list <>,
        Alasdair Kergon <>,
        Mike Snitzer <>,,
        Shaohua Li <>,,
        Rajendra <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2] crypto: Add IV generation algorithms

On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 04:25:12PM +0530, Binoy Jayan wrote:
> > It doesn't have to live outside of dm-crypt.  You can register
> > these IV generators from there if you really want.
> Sorry, but I didn't understand this part.

What I mean is that moving the IV generators into the crypto API
does not mean the dm-crypt team giving up control over them.  You
could continue to keep them within the dm-crypt code base and
still register them through the normal crypto API mechanism.

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