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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v5] random: introduce getrandom(2) system call
On Thu, 24 Jul 2014, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> ERRORS
> EINVAL An invalid flag was passed to getrandom(2)
>
> EFAULT buf is outside the accessible address space.
>
> EAGAIN The requested entropy was not available, and
> getentropy(2) would have blocked if GRND_BLOCK flag
> was set.
>
> EINTR While blocked waiting for entropy, the call was
> interrupted by a signal handler; see the description
> of how interrupted read(2) calls on "slow" devices
> are handled with and without the SA_RESTART flag
> in the signal(7) man page.

Should we add E<SOMETHING> to be able to deny access to GRND_RANDOM or some
future extension ?

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them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
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