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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v2 09/26] infiniband: rename random32() to prandom_u32()
On 1/5/2013 7:37 AM, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> 2013/1/5 Steve Wise <swise@opengridcomputing.com>:
>> 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
> generator.
>
> 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()").

Ok, thanks for the explanation.


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