[patch] Adding Secure Deletion to UBIFS
joel at clambassador.com
Mon Mar 12 09:37:21 EDT 2012
Sounds good, I'll use the main git repo and as the first patch I'll claim
those 8 bytes and make key.h reflect whats going on.
On Mon, 12 Mar 2012, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-03-12 at 15:30 +0200, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> > > Btw, when I was
> > > developing it I used the last 8 bytes from the key as the key position,
> > > because the key was 16 bytes but only 8 were used. Could you comment on
> > > the last 8 bytes of ubifs keys?
> > I think you can use them. But is it possible to kill these things from
> > the data nodes themselves? We can always find it by looking up the index
> > by the data node key, right?
> Joel, but please, send small patches, preparation patches, etc. Do not
> disappear for several months and do not come back with another big
> patch. Tell about your intentions in advance.
> E.g., if you decide to start using those unused 8 bytes - first do small
> preparations like removing the notion of "key scheme" which we
> provisioned but never used (from comments as well). Clean-up the "space"
> for yourself. Then start using them for your purposes. As I said, as
> soon as I get the first patch I like, I'll create a separate branch in
> the UBIFS git tree for your work.
> Best Regards,
> Artem Bityutskiy
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