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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH v3 3/6] encrypted-keys: add key format support
    Roberto Sassu <> wrote:

    > This patch introduces a new parameter, called 'format', that defines the
    > format of data stored by encrypted keys. The 'default' format identifies
    > encrypted keys containing only the symmetric key, while other formats can
    > be defined to support additional information. The 'format' parameter is
    > written in the datablob produced by commands 'keyctl print' or
    > 'keyctl pipe' and is integrity protected by the HMAC.

    Would it make more sense to take key=val pairs where you have the <format>
    parameter? Then you could have a format=default|foo|whatever argument and
    you'd leave room for future addition of qualifiers.


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