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To me it looks like you just transform magic ioctl number into magic socket options and magic sendmsg() commands.
where is the benefit over /dev/crypto ??
A netlink-based user-space crypto API
Posted Nov 1, 2010 4:49 UTC (Mon) by kevinm (guest, #69913)
The fundamental problem of the ioctl interface is that every implementer of the interface must re-implement that parameter marshalling - for every arch. There are plenty of ioctl()s that *still* don't work properly for IA32 callers on x86-64 arch.
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