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Re: [PATCH] OpenBSD Networking-related randomization port

To: Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx
Subject: Re: [PATCH] OpenBSD Networking-related randomization port
From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 17:50:25 +0100
Cc: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, 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 Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 04:15:43AM -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> 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.

At least the three clause BSD license is GPL compatible.



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