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authorDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2013-09-24 10:35:18 +0100
committerDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2013-09-24 10:35:18 +0100
commitab3c3587f8cda9083209a61dbe3a4407d3cada10 (patch)
treec479efb4b7a834ee5d3b74d81560a2214c463431 /include/keys
parentb2a4df200d570b2c33a57e1ebfa5896e4bc81b69 (diff)
KEYS: Implement a big key type that can save to tmpfs
Implement a big key type that can save its contents to tmpfs and thus swapspace when memory is tight. This is useful for Kerberos ticket caches. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Tested-by: Simo Sorce <simo@redhat.com>
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+/* Big capacity key type.
+ *
+ * Copyright (C) 2013 Red Hat, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
+ * Written by David Howells (dhowells@redhat.com)
+ *
+ * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
+ * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
+ * as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
+ * 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
+ */
+
+#ifndef _KEYS_BIG_KEY_TYPE_H
+#define _KEYS_BIG_KEY_TYPE_H
+
+#include <linux/key-type.h>
+
+extern struct key_type key_type_big_key;
+
+extern int big_key_instantiate(struct key *key, struct key_preparsed_payload *prep);
+extern void big_key_revoke(struct key *key);
+extern void big_key_destroy(struct key *key);
+extern void big_key_describe(const struct key *big_key, struct seq_file *m);
+extern long big_key_read(const struct key *key, char __user *buffer, size_t buflen);
+
+#endif /* _KEYS_BIG_KEY_TYPE_H */

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