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Date:	Fri, 15 Jun 2007 18:08:54 -0400
From:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>
To:	Jim Meyering <jim@...ering.net>
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: close /dev/urandom fd (e2fsprogs 1.40-WIP (7-Apr-2007))

On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 10:28:40PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> The file descriptor opened on /dev/urandom can be closed sooner:

Is there a reason why the caching of the open file descriptor for
/dev/random is causing you problems?  Keeping it open was deliberate.

Regards,

						- Ted
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