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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] crypto: Introduce notifier for new crypto algorithms
On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 11:00:14AM -0400, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> Introduce a facility that can be used to receive a notification
> callback when a new algorithm becomes available. This can be used by
> existing crypto registrations to trigger a switch from a software-only
> algorithm to a hardware-accelerated version.

While this is apparently fine with the patch set you sent, what about
cases where the crypto context of old and new implementation is not
100% compatible? The switch will still work for sure if there are no
current active users of the algo, but otherwise...? Just a thought.


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