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Date:   Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:51:15 +0800
From:   Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:     Binoy Jayan <binoy.jayan@...aro.org>
Cc:     Milan Broz <gmazyland@...il.com>, Oded <oded.golombek@....com>,
        Ofir <Ofir.Drang@....com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org, Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Linux kernel mailing list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Alasdair Kergon <agk@...hat.com>,
        Mike Snitzer <snitzer@...hat.com>, dm-devel@...hat.com,
        Shaohua Li <shli@...nel.org>, linux-raid@...r.kernel.org,
        Rajendra <rnayak@...eaurora.org>
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.

Cheers,
-- 
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