Subject: Re: FYI: this time, really about to import crypto framework
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/22/2003 18:18:58
On Tue, 22 Jul 2003, Jonathan Stone wrote:

> An unpleasant combination of a blown head gasket and a blown laptop
> battery put rather a crimp in my plans :-/.


> I'd like to commit the basic OCF code over the next day or so; that'd
> leave allocating dev entries for the /dev/crypto pseudo-device.
> I'm also leaning more towards following the FreeBSD pathnames (crypto
> transforms in sys/crypto, the "framework" code in /sys/opencrypto) as
> one of the main motivations (for me at least) is to port & commit Sam
> Leffler's ``Fast ipsec'' code, too. I did make some progress on that
> in April/May but recent commits have made some of that older work moot.
> This is assuming there's still a consensus to move towards a
> continuation-passing crypto framework for IPsec in general (which is a
> pre-requisite for taking advantage of crypto accelerator cards) and to
> Fast-IPsec (finishing adding Ipv6) in particular.

I think that's a good direction to move.

Take care,