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SubjectRe: [PATCH] API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> > It neither applies correctly nor compiles in current kernels. 2.6.11 is
> > very old in kernel time.
>
> Hrm. This is getting pretty lame, if you can't take patches from the
> -latest- stable release. It's pretty easy in BK:
>
> bk clone -ql -rv2.6.11 linux-2.6 rng-2.6.11
> cd rng-2.6.11
> { apply patch }
> bk pull ../linux-2.6
>
> Can you set up something like that?

About thirty patches have gone into random.c since 2.6.11. But the patch
was easy enough to apply anyway.

And then, it didn't compile. I don't think bk will fix that.

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