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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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