[PATCH v10 00/20] simplify crypto wait for async op
herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Fri Nov 3 14:27:11 UTC 2017
On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:00:32AM +0100, Gilad Ben-Yossef wrote:
> Many users of kernel async. crypto services have a pattern of
> starting an async. crypto op and than using a completion
> to wait for it to end.
> This patch set simplifies this common use case in two ways:
> First, by separating the return codes of the case where a
> request is queued to a backlog due to the provider being
> busy (-EBUSY) from the case the request has failed due
> to the provider being busy and backlogging is not enabled
> Next, this change is than built on to create a generic API
> to wait for a async. crypto operation to complete.
> The end result is a smaller code base and an API that is
> easier to use and more difficult to get wrong.
> The patch set was boot tested on x86_64 and arm64 which
> at the very least tests the crypto users via testmgr and
> tcrypt but I do note that I do not have access to some
> of the HW whose drivers are modified nor do I claim I was
> able to test all of the corner cases.
> The patch set is based upon linux-next release tagged
All applied. Thanks.
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