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From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
To: linux-block@vger.kernel.org, linux-fscrypt@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org, kernel-team@android.com,
	Thara Gopinath <thara.gopinath@linaro.org>,
	Gaurav Kashyap <gaurkash@codeaurora.org>,
	Satya Tangirala <satyaprateek2357@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2 3/5] fscrypt: improve documentation for inline encryption
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 20:13:49 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YUlN7TY7z5/2EcFF@sol.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210916174928.65529-4-ebiggers@kernel.org>

On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 10:49:26AM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> 
> Currently the fscrypt inline encryption support is documented in the
> "Implementation details" section, and it doesn't go into much detail.
> It's really more than just an "implementation detail" though, as there
> is a user-facing mount option.  Also, hardware-wrapped key support (an
> upcoming feature) will depend on inline encryption and will affect the
> on-disk format; by definition that's not just an implementation detail.
> 
> Therefore, move this documentation into its own section and expand it.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/block/inline-encryption.rst |  2 +
>  Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst     | 73 +++++++++++++++++------
>  2 files changed, 58 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)

I've applied this patch to fscrypt.git#master for 5.16, as it's a useful cleanup
which isn't dependent on the hardware-wrapped keys feature.

- Eric

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-21  3:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-16 17:49 [RFC PATCH v2 0/5] Support for hardware-wrapped inline encryption keys Eric Biggers
2021-09-16 17:49 ` [RFC PATCH v2 1/5] block: add basic hardware-wrapped key support Eric Biggers
2021-09-16 17:49 ` [RFC PATCH v2 2/5] block: add ioctls to create and prepare hardware-wrapped keys Eric Biggers
2021-09-16 17:49 ` [RFC PATCH v2 3/5] fscrypt: improve documentation for inline encryption Eric Biggers
2021-09-21  3:13   ` Eric Biggers [this message]
2021-09-16 17:49 ` [RFC PATCH v2 4/5] fscrypt: allow 256-bit master keys with AES-256-XTS Eric Biggers
2021-09-17 17:46   ` Paul Crowley
2021-09-21  3:16   ` Eric Biggers
2021-09-16 17:49 ` [RFC PATCH v2 5/5] fscrypt: add support for hardware-wrapped keys Eric Biggers
2021-09-27 18:12 ` [RFC PATCH v2 0/5] Support for hardware-wrapped inline encryption keys Eric Biggers

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