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Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:33:59 +0100
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: getrandom syscall

2015-01-28 20:17 GMT+01:00 Rich Felker <>:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 11:43:17AM -0600, Brent Cook wrote:
>> Here is the wrapper in LibreSSL for getrandom, to hopefully lend to
>> the discussion:
> This version is failing to set errno when rejecting len>256, which
> looks bad.

linux getrandom() is not limited to 256 bytes, but len>256 bytes is problematic.

Very similar and so different :)


> Rich

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