Re: [RFC][PATCH] Make cryptoapi non-optional?
From: David S. Miller
Date: Sat Aug 09 2003 - 23:06:19 EST
On Sat, 9 Aug 2003 22:14:18 -0500
Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 07:07:27PM -0700, Robert Love wrote:
> > On Sat, 2003-08-09 at 07:33, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > What if you kept crypto API optional, made random.c a config option, and
> > make that depend on the crypto API.
> Eek, let's not go there.
I definitely agree, removing the integrity of random.c is not
an option. Even things inside the kernel itself rely upon
get_random_bytes() for anti-DoS measures.
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