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>
Date: 11/17/2003 13:41:14
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 20:31:07 -0800
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@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).