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Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2017 20:00:43 -0400
From: Theodore Ts'o <>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
Cc: Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
	LKML <>,,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	David Miller <>,
	Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 02/13] random: add synchronous API for the urandom pool

On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 07:47:53PM +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> This enables users of get_random_{bytes,u32,u64,int,long} to wait until
> the pool is ready before using this function, in case they actually want
> to have reliable randomness.
> Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <>

Thanks, applied for the dev branch of random.git.  (I changed the
patch summary slightly; it now reads: "random: add
wait_for_random_bytes() API").

						- Ted

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