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Date:   Thu, 12 Aug 2021 19:36:05 +0800
From:   Herbert Xu <>
To:     Jason Wang <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] crypto: sun8i-ce - use kfree_sensitive to clear and free
 sensitive data

On Tue, Aug 03, 2021 at 12:55:25PM +0000, Jason Wang wrote:
> The kfree_sensitive is a kernel API to clear sensitive information
> that should not be leaked to other future users of the same memory
> objects and free the memory. Its function is the same as the
> combination  of memzero_explicit and kfree. Thus, we can replace the
> combination APIs with the single kfree_sensitive API.
> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <>
> ---
>  drivers/crypto/allwinner/sun8i-ce/sun8i-ce-prng.c | 9 +++------
>  drivers/crypto/allwinner/sun8i-ce/sun8i-ce-trng.c | 3 +--
>  2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

Patch applied.  Thanks.
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