Re: [PATCH] cryptoloop

From: Jari Ruusu (
Date: Thu Jul 03 2003 - 12:29:49 EST

Andrew Morton wrote:
> Jari Ruusu <> wrote:
> > wrote:
> > > Changing that would kill all existing modules that use the loop device.
> > >
> > > Maybe nobody cares. Then we can do so in a subsequent patch.
> >
> > I care. Please don't break the transfer function prototype.
> Why?

Because loop-AES attempts to be compatible with structures in loop.h by not
modifying loop.h at all. This is what the "no kernel sources patched or
replaced" means. Breakage in loop.h breaks loop-AES, and I have to clean the

Jari Ruusu <>

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