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SubjectRe: [dm-devel] [PATCH 1/3 v2] crypto: introduce the flag CRYPTO_ALG_ALLOCATES_MEMORY


On Sun, 28 Jun 2020, Eric Biggers wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 03:07:49PM -0400, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> > >
> > > cryptd_create_skcipher(), cryptd_create_hash(), cryptd_create_aead(), and
> > > crypto_rfc4309_create() are also missing setting the mask.
> > >
> > > pcrypt_create_aead() is missing both setting the mask and inheriting the flags.
> >
> > I added CRYPTO_ALG_ALLOCATES_MEMORY there.
>
> I don't see where the cryptd request processing functions allocate memory.
>
> It seems that cryptd should just inherit the flag, like most other templates.
>
> Likewise for pcrypt.
>
> And also likewise for rfc4309.
>
> Where are you seeing the memory allocations that would require
> CRYPTO_ALG_ALLOCATES_MEMORY to always be enabled for these?
>
> - Eric

This was some misunderstanding. You said "cryptd_create_skcipher ... is
missing both setting the mask and inheriting the flags.", so I understood
it so that it should inherit CRYPTO_ALG_INHERITED_FLAGS and set
CRYPTO_ALG_ALLOCATES_MEMORY unconditionally.

Mikulas

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