AF_ALG support?

Stephan Müller smueller at
Sun Nov 5 11:48:30 CET 2017


is there a desire to have support for AF_ALG on Linux added to libgcrypt for 
accessing hardware cipher implementations? I am thinking of the patch set 
provided to GnuTLS as found in

I would volunteer to provide such implementation.

If such support is desired, how shall it be integrated into the existing 
libgcrypt code tree? Currently, different cipher implementations are selected 
at compile time with ifdefs. Should there simply be another ifdef added for 


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