lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2011]   [Jan]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    From
    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH v3 3/6] encrypted-keys: add key format support
    Date
    Roberto Sassu <roberto.sassu@polito.it> 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.

    David


    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2011-01-26 12:05    [W:0.021 / U:0.480 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site