[Openswan dev] ocf-linux-20060301 - Asynchronous Crypto support for linux and Openswan

David McCullough david_mccullough at au.securecomputing.com
Wed Mar 1 14:28:41 CET 2006

Hi dev,

A new release of the ocf-linux package is up:


Mostly Openswan updates/cleanups and fixes in this release.

* Well tested on 2.4.32 and 2.6.15 with OpenSwan.
* hold locks for less time which improves
  the cryptosoft (software driver) interaction
  with the system.
* fix cryptodev to handle CRIOGET requests when
  application is chrooted.
* Bug fixes and improvements by Ronen Shitrit
  md5/sha processing in cryptosoft
  other typo/ordering problems in cryptosoft
  more error reporting to make debugging easier.
* updated openswan patch for 2.4.5rc5
* openswan support no longer requires any other crypto
  code (other than OCF) to be configured in.
* openswan code Q's state machine when in interrupt context
  and calls immediately when not (previously compile time
* openssh uses OCF appropriately now if it supports required   
* updated ssl patch to openssl-0.9.8a
* no patch required for openssh anymore
* openssl md5/sha support by Ronen Shitrit


David McCullough, david_mccullough at au.securecomputing.com, Ph:+61 734352815
Secure Computing - SnapGear  http://www.uCdot.org http://www.cyberguard.com

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