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From: Herbert Xu <>
To: Rabin Vincent <>
Cc:, Rabin Vincent <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] crypto: tcrypt - Add mode to test specified algs
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:14:03 +0800	[thread overview]
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On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 05:25:00PM +0100, Rabin Vincent wrote:
> From: Rabin Vincent <>
> tcrypt offers a bunch of mode= values to test various (groups of)
> algorithms, but there is no way provided to test a subset of the
> algorithms.  This adds a new mode=2000 which interprets alg= as a
> colon-separated list of algorithms to test with alg_test().  Colon is
> used since the names may contain commas.
> This is useful during driver development and also for regression testing
> to avoid the errors that are otherwise generated when attempting to test
> non-enabled algorithms.
>  # insmod tcrypt.ko dyndbg mode=2000 alg="cbc(aes):ecb(aes):hmac(sha256):sha256:xts(aes)"
>  [  649.418569] tcrypt: testing cbc(aes)
>  [  649.420809] tcrypt: testing ecb(aes)
>  [  649.422627] tcrypt: testing hmac(sha256)
>  [  649.424861] tcrypt: testing sha256
>  [  649.426368] tcrypt: testing xts(aes)
>  [  649.430014] tcrypt: all tests passed
> Signed-off-by: Rabin Vincent <>

You can already do this with the existing mode=0 setting, no?

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-18 16:25 [PATCH] crypto: tcrypt - Add mode to test specified algs Rabin Vincent
2017-01-23 14:14 ` Herbert Xu [this message]
2017-01-23 15:13   ` Rabin Vincent
2017-02-01 14:03     ` Herbert Xu

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