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Re: Asynchronous crypto layer.

To: Michal Ludvig <michal@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Asynchronous crypto layer.
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 29 Oct 2004 11:11:14 -0400
Cc: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@xxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, cryptoapi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 10:53, Michal Ludvig wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Oct 2004, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
.
> > 
> > If you compile this sources then you will still have old sync behaviour, 
> > IPsec and any other old-style application should be rewritten(like 
> > attached consumer.c) to use new asynchronous crypto layer features.
> 
> This could be a bit of problem, because AFAIK the IPsec code doesn't allow 
> sleeping while processing the packet. It will likely need a bigger 
> rewrite.
> 

I dont think its a big rewrite.  

cheers,
jamal


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