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Re: [PATCH v3] getrandom system call wrapper [BZ #17252]
On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 10:40 AM, Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 09/08/2016 04:39 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 10:31 AM, Florian Weimer <email@example.com>
>>> On 09/08/2016 04:19 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>>>> If we're worried about [POSIX], maybe the thin syscall wrapper should be
>>>> called linux_getrandom?
>>> Solaris has already adopted getrandom in userpsace, and uses this symbol
>>> (and also <sys/random.h>).
>> With compatible semantics?
> Judging by the manual page, yes.
OK, then I have no objection to calling the function getrandom. (I
haven't looked at the patch in detail, though.)