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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH v13 6/6] md: dm-crypt: omit parsing of the encapsulated cipher



On Mon, Aug 19 2019 at 10:17am -0400,
Ard Biesheuvel <ard biesheuvel linaro org> wrote:

> Only the ESSIV IV generation mode used to use cc->cipher so it could
> instantiate the bare cipher used to encrypt the IV. However, this is
> now taken care of by the ESSIV template, and so no users of cc->cipher
> remain. So remove it altogether.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard biesheuvel linaro org>

Acked-by: Mike Snitzer <snitzer redhat com>

Might be wise to bump the dm-crypt target's version number (from
{1, 19, 0} to {1, 20, 0}) at the end of this patch too though...

But again, Herbert please feel free to pull this into your 5.4 branch.

Thanks,
Mike


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