Subject: Re: randomid(3)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
Date: 09/12/2003 05:28:57
> > here's randomid(3) code i propose to integrate into libc.
> > first we'll use this from:
> > - lib/libc/net (DNS query ID)
> > - lib/libc/rpc (RPC XID)
> > then maybe more places. comments are welcome.
> you should check malloc failure.
> btw, isn't it better to have callers supply storage for randomid_ctx
> rather than doing malloc, esp. for libc internal uses?
i chose malloc() so that we don't need to expose sizeof(randomid_ctx)
or its internals to the caller.