|From:||Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org>|
|To:||Herbert Xu <herbert-AT-gondor.hengli.com.au>|
|Subject:||Re: Initcall ordering problem (TTY vs modprobe vs MD5) and cryptomgr problem|
|Date:||Thu, 5 Aug 2010 21:20:02 -0700|
|Cc:||David Howells <dhowells-AT-redhat.com>, gregkh-AT-suse.de, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, linux-crypto-AT-vger.kernel.org|
On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 7:35 PM, Herbert Xu <email@example.com> wrote: > > Because it can save data. Each cryptographic algorithm (such as > AES) may have multiple impelmentations, some of which are hardware- > based. Umm. The _developer_ had better test the thing. That is absolutely _zero_ excuse for then forcing every boot for every poor user to re-do the test over and over again. Guys, this comes up every single time: you as a developer may think that your code is really important, but get over yourself already. It's not so important that everybody must be forced to do it. Linus
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