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SubjectRe: Conflict with Mickaël Salaün's blacklis t patches [was [PATCH v5 0/4] Add EFI CERT X509 GUID support for dbx/mokx entries]

On 04/02/2021 04:53, Eric Snowberg wrote:
>> On Feb 3, 2021, at 11:49 AM, Mickaël Salaün <> wrote:
>> This looks good to me, and it still works for my use case. Eric's
>> patchset only looks for asymmetric keys in the blacklist keyring, so
>> even if we use the same keyring we don't look for the same key types. My
>> patchset only allows blacklist keys (i.e. hashes, not asymmetric keys)
>> to be added by user space (if authenticated), but because Eric's
>> asymmetric keys are loaded with KEY_ALLOC_BYPASS_RESTRICTION, it should
>> be OK for his use case. There should be no interference between the two
>> new features, but I find it a bit confusing to have such distinct use of
>> keys from the same keyring depending on their type.
> I agree, it is a bit confusing. What is the thought of having a dbx
> keyring, similar to how the platform keyring works?
>> On 03/02/2021 17:26, David Howells wrote:
>>> Eric Snowberg <> wrote:
>>>> This is the fifth patch series for adding support for
>>>> EFI_CERT_X509_GUID entries [1]. It has been expanded to not only include
>>>> dbx entries but also entries in the mokx. Additionally my series to
>>>> preload these certificate [2] has also been included.
>>> Okay, I've tentatively applied this to my keys-next branch. However, it
>>> conflicts minorly with Mickaël Salaün's patches that I've previously merged on
>>> the same branch. Can you have a look at the merge commit
>>> (the top patch of my keys-next branch)
>>> to see if that is okay by both of you? If so, can you give it a whirl?
> I’m seeing a build error within blacklist_hashes_checked with
> one of my configs.
> The config is as follows:
> $ cat certs/revocation_list
> "tbs:1e125ea4f38acb7b29b0c495fd8e7602c2c3353b913811a9da3a2fb505c08a32”
> make[1]: *** No rule to make target 'revocation_list', needed by 'certs/blacklist_hashes_checked'. Stop.

It requires an absolute path. This is to align with other variables
using the config_filename macro: CONFIG_SYSTEM_TRUSTED_KEYS,

We may want to patch scripts/kconfig/ for both
warn user (and exit with an error) if such files are not found.

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