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Date:   Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:26:18 -0400
From:   Farhan Ali <alifm@...ux.ibm.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     mst@...hat.com, qemu-devel@...gnu.org, arei.gonglei@...wei.com,
        longpeng2@...wei.com, pasic@...ux.ibm.com, frankja@...ux.ibm.com,
        borntraeger@...ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/2] Detect & register virtio-crypto algos only if it
 can be supported by backend

A polite ping :)

If no one has any more comments/feedback then I would like to how to 
merge these patches to the mainline kernel tree.

Thanks
Farhan

On 06/13/2018 04:38 PM, Farhan Ali wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Currently the Linux virtio-crypto driver registers the crypto
> algorithm without verifying if the backend actually supports the
> algorithm.
> 
> This kernel patch series adds support for registering algorithm
> with Linux crypto layer, only if the algorithm is supported by
> the backend device. This also makes the driver more compliant with
> the virtio-crypto spec [1].
> 
> I would appreciate any feedback or comments on this.
> 
> Thank you
> Farhan
> 
> Reference
> ---------
> [1] Virtio crypto spec proposal https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-12/msg00816.html
> 
> ChangeLog
> ---------
> v1 -> v2
>     - Modify comment as suggested by Arei (patch 1)
>     - Modify error message as suggested by Arei (patch 2)
> 
> 
> Farhan Ali (2):
>    crypto/virtio-crypto: Read crypto services and algorithm masks
>    crypto/virtio-crypto: Register an algo only if it's supported
> 
>   drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_algs.c   | 112 ++++++++++++++++++---------
>   drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_common.h |  25 +++++-
>   drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_core.c   |  29 +++++++
>   drivers/crypto/virtio/virtio_crypto_mgr.c    |  81 +++++++++++++++++--
>   4 files changed, 202 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)
> 

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