Re: [PATCH 07/21] KEYS: Create a key type that can be used for general cryptographic operations [ver #3]

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Mimi Zohar <zohar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Nice! Basically the 'crypto' key type ties crypto/ with security/keys.
> Other than the posted pgp key parser used for verifying kernel module
> signatures, I assume another use case could be to expose kernel
> cryptography to userspace.  As there was a submission
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/8/20/103 to do just this, there must be
> userspace apps that would benefit.  This architecture would address a
> number of concerns raised with the prior submission. (Refer to
> http://lwn.net/Articles/401548/.)

:-)

> You'd probably want to move the 'crypto' key type to its own directory.

Yeah.

I'd also like to see if Dmitry's work can be absorbes into this infrastructure.

David
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