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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 01/20] crypto: change transient busy return code to -EAGAIN
On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 03:38:40PM +0300, Gilad Ben-Yossef wrote:
>
> diff --git a/crypto/algif_hash.c b/crypto/algif_hash.c
> index 5e92bd2..3b3c154 100644
> --- a/crypto/algif_hash.c
> +++ b/crypto/algif_hash.c
> @@ -39,6 +39,20 @@ struct algif_hash_tfm {
> bool has_key;
> };
>
> +/* Previous versions of crypto_* ops used to return -EBUSY
> + * rather than -EAGAIN to indicate being tied up. The in
> + * kernel API changed but we don't want to break the user
> + * space API. As only the hash user interface exposed this
> + * error ever to the user, do the translation here.
> + */
> +static inline int crypto_user_err(int err)
> +{
> + if (err == -EAGAIN)
> + return -EBUSY;
> +
> + return err;

I don't see the need to carry along this baggage. Does anyone
in user-space actually rely on EBUSY?

Cheers,
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