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Re: [PATCH] OpenBSD Networking-related randomization port

To: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] OpenBSD Networking-related randomization port
From: Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2005 04:15:43 -0500
Cc: Lorenzo Hernández García-Hierro <lorenzo@xxxxxxx>, Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>, "linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, Hank Leininger <hlein@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 21:47:45 +0100, Arjan van de Ven said:

> as for obsd_get_random_long().. would it be possible to use the
> get_random_int() function from the patches I posted the other day? They
> use the existing random.c infrastructure instead of making a copy...
> I still don't understand why you need a obsd_rand.c and can't use the
> normal random.c

Note that obsd_rand.c started off life as a BSD-licensed file - I was told
that was a show-stopper when I submitted basically the same patch a while back.

So re-working it to use get_random_int()  would be a good idea, I think....

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