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From: "J.A. Magallon" <jamagallon@able.es>
To: Lista Linux-Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: in-kernel crypto
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 00:59:19 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030724225919.GE12002@werewolf.able.es> (raw)

Hi all...

Just a couple questions about the crypto routines present in kernel:

- Are they just for in-kernel use, some like encrypted filesystems, or can
  it be used from userspace ?
- It it is usable from userland, has it any advantage over doing it in
  userspace ? IE, for example, can ssh be faster it used the kernel crypto ?
- If so, how ? Special library ? syscalls ?

If this is on a faq everywhere, a pointer is just enough, thanks.

TIA

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             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25  0:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-24 22:59 J.A. Magallon [this message]
2003-07-25  1:06 ` James Morris

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