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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] crypto: make the seed() function optional
Mathieu Malaterre <> wrote:
> This makes it simplier for driver author to not provide the seed() function
> in case of a pseudo RNG where the seed operation is a no-op.
> Document that the seed() function pointer is optional in header.
> Signed-off-by: Mathieu Malaterre <>
> ---
> The PRNG as found on Ingenic JZ4780 is one such example. This is found on a
> MIPS Creator CI20 SoC.

So how does it seed itself? This also contradicts with the JZ4780
driver that's currently in the patch queue as it does contain a
seed function.

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