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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sign-file: add openssl engine support
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On 10 February 2021 07:45:54 GMT, Yang Song <songyang@linux.alibaba.com> wrote:
>Use a customized signature service supported by openssl engine
>to sign the kernel module.
>Add command line parameters that support engine for sign-file
>to use the customized openssl engine service to sign kernel modules.
>
>Signed-off-by: Yang Song <songyang@linux.alibaba.com>

Aren't engines already obsolete in the latest versions of OpenSSL, as well as being an implementation detail of one particular crypto library? They aren't really a concept we should be exposing in *our* user interface.

Better to make sign-file automatically recognise RFC7512 PKCS#11 URIs and handle them by automatically loading the PKCS#11 engine.

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