1. 08 Oct, 2012 2 commits
    • David Howells's avatar
      X.509: Add an ASN.1 decoder · 42d5ec27
      David Howells authored
      Add an ASN.1 BER/DER/CER decoder.  This uses the bytecode from the ASN.1
      compiler in the previous patch to inform it as to what to expect to find in the
      encoded byte stream.  The output from the compiler also tells it what functions
      to call on what tags, thus allowing the caller to retrieve information.
      
      The decoder is called as follows:
      
      	int asn1_decoder(const struct asn1_decoder *decoder,
      			 void *context,
      			 const unsigned char *data,
      			 size_t datalen);
      
      The decoder argument points to the bytecode from the ASN.1 compiler.  context
      is the caller's context and is passed to the action functions.  data and
      datalen define the byte stream to be decoded.
      
      Note that the decoder is currently limited to datalen being less than 64K.
      This reduces the amount of stack space used by the decoder because ASN.1 is a
      nested construct.  Similarly, the decoder is limited to a maximum of 10 levels
      of constructed data outside of a leaf node also in an effort to keep stack
      usage down.
      
      These restrictions can be raised if necessary.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
      42d5ec27
    • David Howells's avatar
      KEYS: Implement asymmetric key type · 964f3b3b
      David Howells authored
      Create a key type that can be used to represent an asymmetric key type for use
      in appropriate cryptographic operations, such as encryption, decryption,
      signature generation and signature verification.
      
      The key type is "asymmetric" and can provide access to a variety of
      cryptographic algorithms.
      
      Possibly, this would be better as "public_key" - but that has the disadvantage
      that "public key" is an overloaded term.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
      964f3b3b
  2. 21 Dec, 2011 1 commit
    • Peter Zijlstra's avatar
      perf, arch: Rework perf_event_index() · 35edc2a5
      Peter Zijlstra authored
      Put the logic to compute the event index into a per pmu method. This
      is required because the x86 rules are weird and wonderful and don't
      match the capabilities of the current scheme.
      
      AFAIK only powerpc actually has a usable userspace read of the PMCs
      but I'm not at all sure anybody actually used that.
      
      ARM is restored to the default since it currently does not support
      userspace access at all. And all software events are provided with a
      method that reports their index as 0 (disabled).
      Signed-off-by: default avatarPeter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
      Cc: Michael Cree <mcree@orcon.net.nz>
      Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
      Cc: Deng-Cheng Zhu <dengcheng.zhu@gmail.com>
      Cc: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org>
      Cc: Eric B Munson <emunson@mgebm.net>
      Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
      Cc: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org>
      Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
      Cc: Richard Kuo <rkuo@codeaurora.org>
      Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
      Cc: Arun Sharma <asharma@fb.com>
      Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-dfydxodki16lylkt3gl2j7cw@git.kernel.orgSigned-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
      35edc2a5
  3. 21 Sep, 2009 1 commit
    • Ingo Molnar's avatar
      perf: Do the big rename: Performance Counters -> Performance Events · cdd6c482
      Ingo Molnar authored
      Bye-bye Performance Counters, welcome Performance Events!
      
      In the past few months the perfcounters subsystem has grown out its
      initial role of counting hardware events, and has become (and is
      becoming) a much broader generic event enumeration, reporting, logging,
      monitoring, analysis facility.
      
      Naming its core object 'perf_counter' and naming the subsystem
      'perfcounters' has become more and more of a misnomer. With pending
      code like hw-breakpoints support the 'counter' name is less and
      less appropriate.
      
      All in one, we've decided to rename the subsystem to 'performance
      events' and to propagate this rename through all fields, variables
      and API names. (in an ABI compatible fashion)
      
      The word 'event' is also a bit shorter than 'counter' - which makes
      it slightly more convenient to write/handle as well.
      
      Thanks goes to Stephane Eranian who first observed this misnomer and
      suggested a rename.
      
      User-space tooling and ABI compatibility is not affected - this patch
      should be function-invariant. (Also, defconfigs were not touched to
      keep the size down.)
      
      This patch has been generated via the following script:
      
        FILES=$(find * -type f | grep -vE 'oprofile|[^K]config')
      
        sed -i \
          -e 's/PERF_EVENT_/PERF_RECORD_/g' \
          -e 's/PERF_COUNTER/PERF_EVENT/g' \
          -e 's/perf_counter/perf_event/g' \
          -e 's/nb_counters/nb_events/g' \
          -e 's/swcounter/swevent/g' \
          -e 's/tpcounter_event/tp_event/g' \
          $FILES
      
        for N in $(find . -name perf_counter.[ch]); do
          M=$(echo $N | sed 's/perf_counter/perf_event/g')
          mv $N $M
        done
      
        FILES=$(find . -name perf_event.*)
      
        sed -i \
          -e 's/COUNTER_MASK/REG_MASK/g' \
          -e 's/COUNTER/EVENT/g' \
          -e 's/\<event\>/event_id/g' \
          -e 's/counter/event/g' \
          -e 's/Counter/Event/g' \
          $FILES
      
      ... to keep it as correct as possible. This script can also be
      used by anyone who has pending perfcounters patches - it converts
      a Linux kernel tree over to the new naming. We tried to time this
      change to the point in time where the amount of pending patches
      is the smallest: the end of the merge window.
      
      Namespace clashes were fixed up in a preparatory patch - and some
      stylistic fallout will be fixed up in a subsequent patch.
      
      ( NOTE: 'counters' are still the proper terminology when we deal
        with hardware registers - and these sed scripts are a bit
        over-eager in renaming them. I've undone some of that, but
        in case there's something left where 'counter' would be
        better than 'event' we can undo that on an individual basis
        instead of touching an otherwise nicely automated patch. )
      Suggested-by: default avatarStephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
      Acked-by: default avatarPeter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
      Acked-by: default avatarPaul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
      Reviewed-by: default avatarArjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
      Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de>
      Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
      Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
      Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
      Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
      Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
      Cc: Kyle McMartin <kyle@mcmartin.ca>
      Cc: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
      Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
      Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
      Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
      Cc: <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>
      LKML-Reference: <new-submission>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
      cdd6c482
  4. 02 Jul, 2009 1 commit
  5. 08 Feb, 2008 2 commits