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SubjectRe: short read from /dev/urandom
Hi!
> >What do you think? Does gcc -pg calls sigaction with SA_RESTART, to
> >avoid changing the behaviour of the programs that it is profiling?
>
> Profiling certainly uses SA_RESTART. But this was just one possible
> problem case.
>
> I'm concerned that there is isgnificant code out there relying on the
> no-short-read promise. And perhaps more importantly, other
> implementations promise the same.

Well, but such code will need to be fixed, anyway; pre-2.6.10 kernels
will stay here for quite a long time.
Pavel
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