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SubjectRe: [RFC] frandom - fast random generator module
On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 07:29:05AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> So, given that trend and also given the existing /dev/[u]random, I
> disagree completely: /dev/frandom is the perfect example of something
> that should _not_ be in the kernel. If you want /dev/urandom faster,
> then solve _that_ problem. Don't try to solve a /dev/urandom problem by
> creating something totally new.

I have some performance fixes for /dev/urandom, but there's a fair
amount of other cleanup that has to go in first.

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Matt Mackall : http://www.selenic.com : Linux development and consulting
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