Subject: Re: kernel ip_randomid() and libc randomid(3) still "broken"
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/17/2003 13:41:14
    Date:        Sun, 16 Nov 2003 20:31:07 -0800
    From:        Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
    Message-ID:  <200311170431.UAA24814@Pescadero.DSG.Stanford.EDU>

  | So unless someone offers a good
  | reason not to, I propose to commit the patch I posted within the next
  | day or so; plus any further feedback.

I just realised that I wasn't explicit in my "further feedback".

I intended to explicitly suggest making the destination address a
parameter to your ip_newid() function.

That allows for various types of ID generation - including the
single incremented counter (where the arg address is simply ignored).