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SubjectRe: Crypto in 2.4
Jon Masters wrote:
> Hello,
> I am aware of work being done to create crypto patches for 2.4 however I
> am wondering what kind of time scale is likely to be involved before a
> patch for 2.4.0 becomes available and, more importantly, when such a
> patch will be suitable for daily use (disclaimers withstanding
> obviously).
> Let's just say I'm cautious after a bad experience with one of the
> previous dud patch releases :P

A should be on But
it has been heavily re-worked. I haven't got my hands on that one and
will keep quiet as to what extend that patch is produiction-ready, but I
remember that the loop driver in 2.4.0 still can stall your box. Since
the kerneli crypto relies on loop, this would count in favor of "don't
do that yet".

BTW: You might want to join (majordomo) if you
are interested in kerneli.


Marc Mutz <>
University of Bielefeld, Dep. of Mathematics / Dep. of Physics

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