Re: [PATCH 0/2] Add struct crypto_alg->cra_check_optimized for crc32c_intel

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On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 16:43 +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 12:21:10AM -0800, Nicholas A. Bellinger wrote:
> > 
> > Nicholas Bellinger (2):
> >   crypto: Add struct crypto_alg->cra_check_optimized
> >   crypto/crc32c: Add crc32c_cra_check_optimized for crc32c_intel
> 
> I think you misunderstood my suggestion.  The reason I asked
> for this to be done in the crypto API is because it is not specific
> to crc32c_intel.
> 
> So sending me a patch that modifies crc32c clearly misses the
> point :)
> 
> This should be done in the core API, i.e., api.c/algapi.c.
> 

OK, so you mean each struct crypto_alg should define something like a
'cra_optimized_name' for which request_module(alg->cra_optimized_name)
is called somewhere in libcrypto code..?

Would you mind being a bit more specific where this should be happening
in api.c/algapi.c..?

Thanks,

--nab

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