lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2005]   [Jan]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    From
    SubjectRe: short read from /dev/urandom
    Date
    Ulrich Drepper  wrote:
    >On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 05:56:41 +0000 (UTC), David Wagner
    ><daw@taverner.cs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
    >> True. Arguably, the solution is to fix the documentation.
    >
    >The problem is that no-short-reads behavior has been documented for a
    >long time and so programs might [become insecure]
    >
    >Not breaking the ABI is more important than symmetry.

    Ok, I see your point. I'm persuaded. Thanks.
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 14:09    [W:0.021 / U:29.476 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site