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    "date": "2019-04-24T12:33:18",
    "name": "[RFC,v3,0/2] Pseudo-random number generation improvements",
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        "Subject": "[dpdk-dev] [RFC v3 0/2] Pseudo-random number generation improvements",
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    "content": "Make rte_rand() multi-thread safe, go faster and produce\nbetter-quality pseudo-random numbers.\n\nThanks to Stephen Hemminger, Keith Wiles and Neil Horman for valuable\nfeedback.\n\nv3:\n* Since rte_rand() and rte_srand() have been a part of the API since long,\n  the experimental attribute was removed and the symbols were moved out\n  of the experimental section of the version.map file.\n* rte_rand_max() performance improvements:\n  * Avoid repeated rte_lcore_id() calls.\n  * Handle a power-of-2 upper bound as a special case.\n* Added a Bugzilla reference to the rte_rand() MT safety bug.\n\nv2:\n* Removed 32-bit version of rte_rand() and rte_rand_max().\n* Switched from a four-sequence LFSR (producing a 32-bit number)\n  to a five-sequence LFSR (producing a 64-bit number).\n* Added a note on generator not being cryptographically secure.\n\nMattias Rönnblom (2):\n  eal: replace libc-based random number generation with LFSR\n  eal: introduce random generator function with upper bound\n\n lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_random.h |  45 +++---\n lib/librte_eal/common/meson.build          |   1 +\n lib/librte_eal/common/rte_random.c         | 176 +++++++++++++++++++++\n lib/librte_eal/freebsd/eal/Makefile        |   1 +\n lib/librte_eal/freebsd/eal/eal.c           |   2 -\n lib/librte_eal/linux/eal/Makefile          |   1 +\n lib/librte_eal/linux/eal/eal.c             |   2 -\n lib/librte_eal/rte_eal_version.map         |   3 +\n 8 files changed, 209 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)\n create mode 100644 lib/librte_eal/common/rte_random.c"
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