[PATCH] crypto: allow to assign gfp_t for __crypto_alloc_tfm

Theodore Ts'o tytso at mit.edu
Wed May 20 07:59:01 PDT 2015

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 09:21:20AM +0200, Steffen Klassert wrote:
> The current pcrypt version is used just for IPsec because it supports
> only AEAD type algorithms and does not support request backlog. But
> I have patches to support ablkcipher algorithms and request backlog.
> I could provide them if there is interest in it.

I don't know the crypto layer well enough, and I certainly don't know
how to deal with things like ARM CPU's with "big-little" architectures
to understand what we might need to do to power optimize things for
mobile handsets.  But if someone has time to look at this, that would
be great.

					- Ted

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