[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

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



On Wed, Sep 04 2019 at  7:01am -0400,
Milan Broz <gmazyland gmail com> wrote:

> On 03/09/2019 20:58, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> > 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...
> 
> The function should be exactly the same, dependencies on needed modules are set.
> 
> In cryptsetup we always report dm target + kernel version,
> so we know that since version 5.4 it uses crypto API for ESSIV.
> I think version bump here is really not so important.
> 
> Just my two cents :)

Yes, that's fine.. I staged it for 5.4 yesterday without the version bump.

Thanks,
Mike


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]