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Date:	Tue, 2 Dec 2008 16:53:25 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert@...unet.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	klassert@...hematik.tu-chemnitz.de
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] IPsec parallelization

On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 09:44:19AM +0100, Steffen Klassert wrote:
>
> > 3) The same mechanism can benefit other crypto users such as
> > disk encryption.
> 
> The padata stuff is generic, so it can be used even for disk
> encryption or for anything else that should run in parallel but
> needs a certain order at a given point.

The padata stuff might be great, but does that mean that we really
want to reimplement exactly the same logic in two different places
when we can do it just once in the crypto layer (which could also
use padata as you suggested)?

Cheers,
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