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SubjectRe: [2.6.11-rc4-mm1 patch] fix buggy IEEE80211_CRYPT_* selects
Andrew Morton wrote:
> Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
>
>>>Thing is, CRYPTO_AES on only selectable on x86.
>>
>> You're thinking about CRYPTO_AES_586. But looking at crypto/Kconfig,
>> the dependencies are a bit weird:
>>
>> config CRYPTO_AES
>> tristate "AES cipher algorithms"
>> depends on CRYPTO && !(X86 && !X86_64)
>> config CRYPTO_AES_586
>> tristate "AES cipher algorithms (i586)"
>> depends on CRYPTO && (X86 && !X86_64)
>
>
> That's pretty broken, isn't it?
>
> Would be better to just do:
>
> config CRYPTO_AES
> select CRYPTO_AES_586 if (X86 && !X86_64)
> select CRYPTO_AES_OTHER if !(X86 && !X86_64)
>
> and hide CRYPTO_AES_586 and CRYPTO_AES_OTHER from the outside world.

Not really that easy. For x86 we have

aes
aes-586
aes-via

And my own personal custom-kernel preference is to use the C version of
the code on my x86 and x86-64 boxes.

Jeff


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