[PATCH v9 00/20] simplify crypto wait for async op
herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Sun Oct 15 15:38:31 UTC 2017
On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 10:19:45AM +0100, Gilad Ben-Yossef wrote:
> Changes from v8:
> - Remove the translation of EAGAIN return code to the
> previous return code of EBUSY for the user space
> interface of algif as no one seems to rely on it as
> requested by Herbert Xu.
Sorry, but I forgot to mention that EAGAIN is not a good value
to use because it's used by the network system calls for other
meanings (interrupted by a signal).
So if we stop doing the translation then we also need to pick
a different value, perhaps E2BIG or something similar that have
no current use within the crypto API or network API.
Email: Herbert Xu <herbert at gondor.apana.org.au>
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