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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] Crypto keys and module signing
On Fri, 25 May 2012 16:42:19 +0100, David Howells <> wrote:
> Hi Rusty,
> If you prefer to have userspace extract the module signature and pass it in
> uargs, here's a tree that will do that:

OK, there's merit in this approach: it certainly moves the argument
about how to encode the signature out of my backyard :)

Should we just bite the bullet and create a new syscall:

SYSCALL_DEFINE5(init_module2, void __user *, umod,
unsigned long, len, const char __user *, uargs,
unsigned int, siglen, const char __user *, sig)

But I'm easily swayed if you prefer the current approach.


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