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Date:   Tue, 7 Jan 2020 15:43:32 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Andy Lutomirski <>
Cc:     LKML <>,
        Linux API <>,
        Kees Cook <>,
        "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>,
        "Ahmed S. Darwish" <>,
        Lennart Poettering <>,
        "Eric W. Biederman" <>,
        "Alexander E. Patrakov" <>,
        Michael Kerrisk <>,
        Willy Tarreau <>,
        Matthew Garrett <>,
        Ext4 Developers List <>,
        linux-man <>,
        Stephan Mueller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/8] random: Add a urandom_read_nowait() for random
 APIs that don't warn

On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 12:20:45AM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> /dev/random and getrandom() never warn.  Split the meat of
> urandom_read() into urandom_read_nowarn() and leave the warning code
> in urandom_read().
> This has no effect on kernel behavior, but it makes subsequent
> patches more straightforward.  It also makes the fact that
> getrandom() never warns more obvious.
> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <>

Applied, thanks.

					- Ted

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