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Release 4.12 include/keys/asymmetric-subtype.h

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/* Asymmetric public-key cryptography key subtype
 * See Documentation/security/asymmetric-keys.txt
 * Copyright (C) 2012 Red Hat, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
 * Written by David Howells (
 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
 * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence
 * as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
 * 2 of the Licence, or (at your option) any later version.



#include <linux/seq_file.h>
#include <keys/asymmetric-type.h>

struct public_key_signature;

 * Keys of this type declare a subtype that indicates the handlers and
 * capabilities.

struct asymmetric_key_subtype {
struct module		*owner;
const char		*name;
unsigned short		name_len;	/* length of name */

	/* Describe a key of this subtype for /proc/keys */
void (*describe)(const struct key *key, struct seq_file *m);

	/* Destroy a key of this subtype */
void (*destroy)(void *payload_crypto, void *payload_auth);

	/* Verify the signature on a key of this subtype (optional) */
int (*verify_signature)(const struct key *key,
				const struct public_key_signature *sig);

 * asymmetric_key_subtype - Get the subtype from an asymmetric key
 * @key: The key of interest.
 * Retrieves and returns the subtype pointer of the asymmetric key from the
 * type-specific data attached to the key.

static inline struct asymmetric_key_subtype *asymmetric_key_subtype(const struct key *key) { return key->[asym_subtype]; }


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