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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add CRC32C chksums to crypto routines
    On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Clay Haapala wrote:

    > In other email, Matt Mackall suggested a slightly different
    > integration with the kernel that would allow more general usage of the
    > CRC32C. His suggestion was to put the implementation under /lib, next
    > to the crc32 routines, and make the crypto routine a wrapper that calls
    > it. Selecting the CRYPTO_CRC32C module would SELECT the lib CRC32C
    > module, in other words.
    > The benefit of this would be to allow easy usage by other routines
    > (with no premption side-affects, a concern Matt has) while still being
    > there for routines that process scatterlist. And the table/code is
    > still in one place.
    > Patch to follow in a day or two, after I can test it. Implementation
    > was simple.

    Sounds good -- the inflate/deflate algorithms do this as well.

    - James
    James Morris

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