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From: Vitaly Chikunov <vt@altlinux.org>
To: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Dmitry Kasatkin <dmitry.kasatkin@gmail.com>,
	linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org, keyrings@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 1/4] X.509: Parse public key parameters from x509 for akcipher
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:11:43 +0300
Message-ID: <20190228071143.mstflzxozj4bfpix@altlinux.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190228070449.gjwoq4c2b3x5grie@altlinux.org>

On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 10:04:49AM +0300, Vitaly Chikunov wrote:
> Herbert,
> 
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 02:14:44PM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 09:48:40AM +0300, Vitaly Chikunov wrote:
> > > 
> > > If we pass SubjectPublicKeyInfo into set_pub_key itself (making
> > > set_params not needed) we will break ABI and compatibility with RSA
> > > drivers, because whole SubjectPublicKeyInfo is not expected by the
> > 
> > This compatibility does not matter.  We can always add translating
> > layers into the crypto API to deal with this.  The only ABI that
> > matters is the one to user-space.
> 
> It seems that you insist on set_params to be removed and both key and
> params to be passed into set_{pub,priv}_key. This means reworking all
> existing RSA drivers and callers, right? Can you please confirm that
> huge rework to avoid misunderstanding?
> 
> I think to pass SubjectPublicKeyInfo into set_*_key would be overkill,
> because TPM drivers may not have it and we would need BER encoder just
> for that.
> 
> So, probably, something simple like length, key data, length, params data
> will be enough?

Or maybe we could just add additional argument to set_{pub,priv}_key?
(If you agree to change that ABI anyway).

> Thanks,

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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-06 13:36 [RFC PATCH 0/4] crypto: Add EC-RDSA algorithm Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 1/4] X.509: Parse public key parameters from x509 for akcipher Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-09 21:42   ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-10 18:46     ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-19  4:37       ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-24  6:48         ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28  6:14           ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-28  7:04             ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28  7:11               ` Vitaly Chikunov [this message]
2019-02-28  7:51               ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-28  8:28                 ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28  9:01                   ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-28 10:33                     ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28 10:37                       ` Herbert Xu
2019-03-01 16:06                         ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 2/4] akcipher: Introduce verify2 for public key algorithms Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 3/4] KEYS: set correct flags for keyctl if encrypt is not supported Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 4/4] crypto: Add EC-RDSA algorithm Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 18:11   ` Stephan Müller
2019-01-07  8:07     ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-07  8:31       ` Stephan Mueller
2019-01-07  9:04         ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-16 16:15         ` David Howells
2019-01-16 16:19 ` [RFC PATCH 2/4] akcipher: Introduce verify2 for public key algorithms David Howells

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