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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] crc32c: Implement CRC32c with slicing-by-8 algorithm
On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 10:27:03PM +0200, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
>
> > > Start from Bobs latest patches and add crc32c to lib/crc32.c
> >
> > If I did that, how should I handle patching in the hardware accelerated version
> > on Intel systems? That switcheroo ability seems to have been Herbert Xu's
> > motivation for moving crc32c into crypto/ in the first place:
>
> I don't know, I haven't looked at that problem. I suspect it moved because that
> was the easiest solution. Having an identical impl. of crc32(only the table values differ)
> in crypto compared to the one in lib is not the way forward though.

You can always get crypto/crc32c.c to use call helpers from
lib/crc32.c.

Cheers,
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