Re: bug: msm8998, ecryptfs, cannot create files due to invalid keysize

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On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 1:04 PM, Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11/21/2017 09:33 AM, James Muir wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 4:43 PM, James Muir
>> <james.muir@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> There were some changes made in the msm linux kernel (msm8998) to add
>>> hw support to ecryptfs.
>>> Unfortunately, those changes break basic ecryptfs usage;
>> <snip>
>>> This regression was introduced in the following commit:
>>> That commit is also present in aosp (e.g. the Pixel 2 uses the
>>> msm8998; but note that the aosp kernels do not enable ecryptfs).
>> Since my message was essentially a bug report (without a patch), it
>> might be that linux-arm-msm was not the right place to submit it.
>> Does anyone know of a better way to report msm kernel bugs to Qualcomm?
> I can't help here but it might be useful to directly contact the author
> of the patch that introduced the regression.

Thanks, Tyler.

Contacting the author was the first thing I did.  I sent email on 17
Oct and then again on 6 Nov.  Unfortunately, they have not been

I may try reaching out to some of the other msm devs who have made
changes under fs/ecryptfs.

-James M
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