[PATCH] fscrypt: support passing a keyring key to FS_IOC_ADD_ENCRYPTION_KEY

Jarkko Sakkinen jarkko.sakkinen at linux.intel.com
Mon Nov 18 10:05:16 PST 2019


On Mon, Nov 18, 2019 at 08:02:22PM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 07:01:39PM -0500, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 12:53:19AM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > > > I'm working on an xfstest for this:
> > > > 
> > > > 	https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ebiggers/xfstests-dev.git/commit/?h=fscrypt-provisioning&id=24ab6abb7cf6a80be44b7c72b73f0519ccaa5a97
> > > > 
> > > > It's not quite ready, though.  I'll post it for review when it is.
> > > > 
> > > > Someone is also planning to update Android userspace to use this.  So if there
> > > > are any issues from that, I'll hear about it.
> > > 
> > > Cool. Can you combine this patch and matching test (once it is done) to
> > > a patch set?
> > 
> > That's generally not done since the test goes to a different repo
> > (xfstests.git) which has a different review process from the kernel
> > change.
> 
> OK, sorry, both fscrypt and xfstests are both somewhat alien to me. That
> is why I'm looking into setting up test environment so that I can review
> these patches with a sane judgement.

And also since I've just barely started to help David on co-maintaining
keyring it is better to put extra emphasis on testing even for the most
trivial patches. That is fastest way to learn different interactions.

/Jarkko



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