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    SubjectRe: /dev/random probs in 2.4test(12-pre3)
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: "Albert D. Cahalan" <>
    In newsgroup:
    > Yeah, people write annoying little wrapper functions that
    > bounce right back into the kernel until the job gets done.
    > This is slow, it adds both source and object bloat, and it
    > is a source of extra bugs. What a lovely API, eh?
    > The fix: write_write_write_damnit() and read_read_read_damnit(),
    > which go until they hit a fatal error or complete the job.

    RTFM(fwrite), RTFM(fread).

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