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SubjectRe: [PATCH v25 03/12] LRNG - /proc interface
On Sun, Nov 17, 2019 at 4:16 AM Stephan Müller <smueller@chronox.de> wrote:
>
> Am Samstag, 16. November 2019, 17:39:40 CET schrieb Andy Lutomirski:
>
> Hi Andy,
>
> > > On Nov 16, 2019, at 1:40 AM, Stephan Müller <smueller@chronox.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > The LRNG /proc interface provides the same files as the legacy
> > > /dev/random. These files behave identically. Yet, all files are
> > > documented at [1].
> >
> > Why?
>
> I am not sure here: are you referring to the documentation? Or the one
> additional file?
>
> If it is the documentation, do you want me to add it to the patch description?
> I initially did not add it as these files were present and seemingly known
> what they provide. But I would add that documentation to the patch description
> if this is desired.

Sorry, I should have been a lot more explicit. Why do you want to add
a new interface to read the RNG? What's wrong with the old one?

I think your patch description should explain the purpose of the patch.

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