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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] crypto: add new driver for Marvell CESA
On Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:33:56 +0200
Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@free-electrons.com> wrote:

> Hi Jason,
>
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:11:46 +0000
> Jason Cooper <jason@lakedaemon.net> wrote:
>
> > >
> > > > I'd appreciate if we'd look into it. I understand from on-list and
> > > > off-list discussion that the rewrite was unavoidable. So I'm willing to
> > > > concede that. Giving people time to migrate from old to new while still
> > > > being able to update for other security fixes seems reasonable.
> > >
> > > Jason, what do you think of the approach above?
> >
> > I say keep it simple. We shouldn't use the DT changes to trigger one
> > vice the other. We need to be able to build both, but only load one at
> > a time. If that's anything other than simple to do, then we make it a
> > Kconfig binary choice and move on.
>
> Actually I was planning to handle it with a Kconfig dependency rule
> (NEW_DRIVER depends on !OLD_DRIVER and OLD_DRIVER depends
> on !NEW_DRIVER).
> I don't know how to make it a runtime check without adding new
> compatible strings for the kirkwood, dove and orion platforms, and I'm
> sure sure this is a good idea.
^ not

> Do you have any ideas ?
>
> Regards,
>
> Boris
>
>



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Boris Brezillon, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
http://free-electrons.com


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