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Date: Sat, 12 May 2018 06:09:49 +1000 (AEST)
From: James Morris <>
To: Tycho Andersen <>
cc: David Howells <>,,,,,
        "Serge E. Hallyn" <>,
        "Jason A . Donenfeld" <>,
        Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/3] big key: get rid of stack array allocation

On Tue, 24 Apr 2018, Tycho Andersen wrote:

> We're interested in getting rid of all of the stack allocated arrays in the
> kernel [1]. This patch simply hardcodes the iv length to match that of the
> hardcoded cipher.
> [1]:
> v2: hardcode the length of the nonce to be the GCM AES IV length, and do a
>     sanity check in init(), Eric Biggers
> v3: * remember to free big_key_aead when sanity check fails
>     * define a constant for big key IV size so it can be changed along side
>       the algorithm in the code

All applied to
git:// next-general
and next-testing


James Morris

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