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    SubjectRe: [PATCH]
    On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Jean-Luc Cooke wrote:

    > Would you be against a patch to cryptoapi to have access to a
    > non-scatter-list set of calls?
    > I know a few people would like to see that , and I would also like to use
    > some low-level:
    > crypto_digest_update_byte(struct digest_alg *digest,
    > unsigned char *buf,
    > unsigned int nbytes);
    > crypto_cipher_encrypt_byte(struct cipher_alg *cipher,
    > unsigned char *dst,
    > unsigned char *src,
    > unsigned int nbytes);
    > I'm in the middle of preparing for a paper and would like to get code running
    > without scatterlists.

    The idea of the scatterlist API is to encourage encryption at the page
    level. Can you demonstrate a compelling need for raw access to the
    algorithms via the API?

    - James
    James Morris

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