[v2,00/10] Impveovements for random.h/archrandom.h

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Mark Brown Jan. 10, 2020, 2:54 p.m.
This is a resend of a series from Richard Henderson last posted back in


Back then Borislav said they looked good and asked if he should take
them through the tip tree but things seem to have got lost since then.

Original cover letter:

During patch review for an addition of archrandom.h for arm64, it was
suggeted that the arch_random_get_* functions should be marked __must_check.
Which does sound like a good idea, since the by-reference integer output
may be uninitialized when the boolean result is false.

In addition, it turns out that arch_has_random() and arch_has_random_seed()
are not used, and not easy to support for arm64.  Rather than cobble
something together that would not be testable, remove the interfaces
against some future accidental use.

In addition, I noticed a few other minor inconsistencies between the
different architectures, e.g. powerpc isn't using bool.

Change since v1:
   * Remove arch_has_random, arch_has_random_seed.

Richard Henderson (10):
  x86: Remove arch_has_random, arch_has_random_seed
  powerpc: Remove arch_has_random, arch_has_random_seed
  s390: Remove arch_has_random, arch_has_random_seed
  linux/random.h: Remove arch_has_random, arch_has_random_seed
  linux/random.h: Use false with bool
  linux/random.h: Mark CONFIG_ARCH_RANDOM functions __must_check
  x86: Mark archrandom.h functions __must_check
  powerpc: Use bool in archrandom.h
  powerpc: Mark archrandom.h functions __must_check
  s390x: Mark archrandom.h functions __must_check

 arch/powerpc/include/asm/archrandom.h | 27 +++++++++-----------------
 arch/s390/include/asm/archrandom.h    | 20 ++++---------------
 arch/x86/include/asm/archrandom.h     | 28 ++++++++++++---------------
 include/linux/random.h                | 24 ++++++++---------------
 4 files changed, 33 insertions(+), 66 deletions(-)