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authorEric Biggers <>2019-12-06 20:19:37 -0800
committerHerbert Xu <>2019-12-11 16:48:38 +0800
commit4a2abbc6b8683dd8ac399d305b23409a7a7503d3 (patch)
treefb471580ecc782b39183549f2a0a065064fdc0b7 /Documentation/crypto
parent7db3b61b6bba4310f454588c2ca6faf2958ad79f (diff)
crypto: doc - remove references to ARC4
arc4 is no longer considered secure, so it shouldn't be used, even as just an example. Mention serpent and chacha20 instead. Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <> Acked-by: Ard Biesheuvel <> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst b/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
index f9d288015acc..fb6b7979a1de 100644
--- a/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
+++ b/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ follows:
Single-Block Symmetric Ciphers [CIPHER]
-Example of transformations: aes, arc4, ...
+Example of transformations: aes, serpent, ...
This section describes the simplest of all transformation
implementations, that being the CIPHER type used for symmetric ciphers.
@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ is also valid:
Multi-Block Ciphers
-Example of transformations: cbc(aes), ecb(arc4), ...
+Example of transformations: cbc(aes), chacha20, ...
This section describes the multi-block cipher transformation
implementations. The multi-block ciphers are used for transformations