Re: [PATCH -v2 09/26] infiniband: rename random32() to prandom_u32()
From: Akinobu Mita
Date: Sat Jan 05 2013 - 08:37:08 EST
2013/1/5 Steve Wise <swise@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> I'm asking: why are you bothering with renaming the functions? This seems
> like a needless change, _unless_ there are really non-pseudo-random services
> being added.
We already have get_random_byte() which is not pseudo-random number
Apart from that, the naming scheme was confusing without "prandom" prefix.
Because I introduced new functions in the commit 6582c665 ("prandom:
introduce prandom_bytes() and prandom_bytes_state()").
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