Re: [PATCH 1/4] patches: update crypto-ccm.patch for v4.11-rc1

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On 10-3-2017 10:52, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-03-10 at 10:49 +0100, Arend Van Spriel wrote:
>> On 10-3-2017 7:34, Johannes Berg wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2017-03-09 at 12:57 +0000, Arend van Spriel wrote:
>>>> Since v4.11-rc1 the patch file for crypto/ccm.c, which is
>>>> incorporated
>>>> in the compat module, no longer applies. Update the patch file to
>>>> fix
>>>> the issue.
>>> I think I want to get rid of this ccm thing entirely, any
>>> objections?
>>> As I remember, it doesn't actually work properly anyway.
>> No objection here. Does the same apply to skcipher stuff?
> I think so, but not sure.
>>> I suspect that if we really can't do anything else, we'd have to
>>> provide a backport for all of crypto/, but I don't want to go there
>>> and
>>> would rather mandate that all the crypto things are enabled in the
>>> base
>>> kernel.
>> But that can only work when crypto api in base kernel and backport
>> kernel are the same, right?
> No, I meant adding all of crypto/ to copy-list and making sure *that*
> works across kernels ...

Understand. There seem to have been significant changes in crypto land
making this a challenge. Still seems like right idea.

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