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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v6 00/23] WireGuard: Secure Network Tunnel
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Am Freitag, 5. Oktober 2018, 15:46:29 CEST schrieb Jason A. Donenfeld:
> On Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 3:38 PM Richard Weinberger
> <richard.weinberger@gmail.com> wrote:
> > So we will have two competing crypo stacks in the kernel?
> > Having a lightweight crypto API is a good thing but I really don't like the idea
> > of having zinc parallel to the existing crypto stack.
>
> No, as you've seen in this patchset, the dynamic dispatch crypto API
> can trivially be done on top of Zinc. So each time we introduce a new
> primitive to Zinc that's also in the dynamic dispatch API, we
> reimplement the current crypto API in terms of Zinc. Check out the two
> patches in this series that do this; it's quite clean and sleek.

This is why I was asking. Your statement and the code didn't match for me.

> > And I strongly vote that Herbert Xu shall remain the maintainer of the whole
> > crypto system (including zinc!) in the kernel.
>
> No, sorry, we intend to maintain the code we've written. But I am
> amenable to taking a tree-route into upstream based on whatever makes
> most sense with merge conflicts and such.

So, you will be a sub-maintainer below Herbert's crypto, that's fine.
What you wrote sounded like a parallel world...

Thanks,
//richard


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