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authorHerbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>2007-11-15 22:36:07 +0800
committerHerbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>2008-01-11 08:16:15 +1100
commit332f8840f7095d294f9bb066b175a100bcde214c (patch)
treefa2e610da8e943765dfdb8f23817027424a1339d /crypto/tcrypt.c
parent86f578de5ba6ea11ead9284d9f036fee01ba5893 (diff)
[CRYPTO] ablkcipher: Add distinct ABLKCIPHER type
Up until now we have ablkcipher algorithms have been identified as type BLKCIPHER with the ASYNC bit set. This is suboptimal because ablkcipher refers to two things. On the one hand it refers to the top-level ablkcipher interface with requests. On the other hand it refers to and algorithm type underneath. As it is you cannot request a synchronous block cipher algorithm with the ablkcipher interface on top. This is a problem because we want to be able to eventually phase out the blkcipher top-level interface. This patch fixes this by making ABLKCIPHER its own type, just as we have distinct types for HASH and DIGEST. The type it associated with the algorithm implementation only. Which top-level interface is used for synchronous block ciphers is then determined by the mask that's used. If it's a specific mask then the old blkcipher interface is given, otherwise we go with the new ablkcipher interface. Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
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