Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/security/keys.txt')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/security/keys.txt b/Documentation/security/keys.txt
index a4c33f1a7c6d..315cf96a41a2 100644
@@ -1150,20 +1150,24 @@ The structure has a number of fields, some of which are mandatory:
const void *data;
+ time_t expiry;
Before calling the method, the caller will fill in data and datalen with
the payload blob parameters; quotalen will be filled in with the default
- quota size from the key type and the rest will be cleared.
+ quota size from the key type; expiry will be set to TIME_T_MAX and the
+ rest will be cleared.
If a description can be proposed from the payload contents, that should be
attached as a string to the description field. This will be used for the
key description if the caller of add_key() passes NULL or "".
The method can attach anything it likes to type_data and payload. These
- are merely passed along to the instantiate() or update() operations.
+ are merely passed along to the instantiate() or update() operations. If
+ set, the expiry time will be applied to the key if it is instantiated from
+ this data.
- The method should return 0 if success ful or a negative error code
+ The method should return 0 if successful or a negative error code