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SubjectRe: The disappearing sys_call_table export.
On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Nigel Cunningham wrote:

> Hi.
>
> On Wed, 2003-05-14 at 11:58, Yoav Weiss wrote:
> > Actually, I forgot that swsusp is now included. I haven't tried it in a
> > while. Anyone knows if its stable enough to start playing with encrypting
> > it ?
>
> Sorry for the slow response - I guess Pavel didn't notice your question
> either. In it's current form in the 2.5 kernel, swsusp is stable enough
> to try encrypting the data. However you might want to wait as the 2.4
> version is nearly at its 1.0 release, and the plan is for me to then
> start submitting a whole swag of patches that will make the code much
> more feature complete. The 2.4 code includes support for compressing the
> image; I guess we'd want to hook encryption in at the same point (it
> will use BIO calls, not the swap read/write routines).
>

Sounds great. I'll wait until the patches are submitted before
introducing any changes. And the compression hooks sound like the right
place to add encryption. Just be sure to encrypt AFTER compression and
not vice versa.

Yoav Weiss

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