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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] crypto: caam - support tagged keys for skcipher algorithms
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> Von: "horia geanta" <horia.geanta@nxp.com>
>>> How to use it with cryptsetup?
>>> I'm asking because it is not clear to me why you are not implementing
>>> a new kernel key type (KEYS subsystem)
>>> to utilize tagged keys.
>>> Many tools already support the keyctl userspace interface (cryptsetup,
>>> fscrypt, ...).
>>
>> *friendly ping*
>>
> We didn't include the key management part in this series,
> just the crypto API support for algorithms with protected keys,
> to get early feedback.
>
> Wrt. key management:
> The NXP vendor / downstream kernel (to be included in i.MX BSP Q3 release)
> will have support for protected keys generation.
> Besides this, a dedicated ioctl-based interface will allow userspace to
> generate and export these keys. After this, user can use standard keyctl
> to add a key (as user / logon type) in the keyring, such that it would be
> available to dm-crypt.
>
> We know that adding new ioctls is frowned upon, so before trying to upstream
> the ioctl-based solution the plan is checking the feasibility of
> extending keyctl as David Howells suggested:
> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/8060.1533226481@warthog.procyon.org.uk
> (Note the difference b/w adding new key type - which was rejected -
> and a key "subtype extension".)

We have also a keyctl based patch series which should go upstream.
Since we also added a new keytype, it got rejected so far.

Do you have git repo with the WIP patches available?
Not that we do the work twice. :-)
Our patch series also supports DCP beside of CAAM.

Thanks,
//richard

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