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From: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
To: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
Cc: Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>,
	linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Arpitha Raghunandan <98.arpi@gmail.com>,
	Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>,
	Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@google.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] prandom.h: add *_state variant of prandom_u32_max
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:00:58 +0100
Message-ID: <20201030160058.GB20201@alley> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201025214842.5924-2-linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>

On Sun 2020-10-25 22:48:39, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> It is useful for test modules that make use of random numbers to allow
> the exact same series of test cases to be repeated (e.g., after fixing
> a bug in the code being tested). For that, the test module needs to
> obtain its random numbers from a private state that can be seeded by a
> known seed, e.g. given as a module parameter (and using a random seed
> when that parameter is not given).
> 
> There's a few test modules I'm going to modify to follow that
> scheme. As preparation, add a _state variant of the existing
> prandom_u32_max(), and for convenience, also add a variant that
> produces a value in a given range.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
> ---
>  include/linux/prandom.h | 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 29 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/prandom.h b/include/linux/prandom.h
> index aa16e6468f91e79e1f31..58ffcd56c705be34fb98 100644
> --- a/include/linux/prandom.h
> +++ b/include/linux/prandom.h
> @@ -46,6 +46,35 @@ static inline u32 prandom_u32_max(u32 ep_ro)
>  	return (u32)(((u64) prandom_u32() * ep_ro) >> 32);
>  }
>  
> +/**
> + * prandom_u32_max_state - get pseudo-random number in internal [0, hi)

s/internal/interval/

> + *
> + * Like prandom_u32_max, but use the given state structure.
> + * @state: pointer to state structure
> + * @hi: (exclusive) upper bound
> + *
> + * Exception: If @hi == 0, this returns 0.
> + */
> +static inline u32 prandom_u32_max_state(struct rnd_state *state, u32 hi)
> +{
> +	return ((u64)prandom_u32_state(state) * hi) >> 32;
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * prandom_u32_range_state - get pseudo-random number in internal [lo, hi)

same here

> + *
> + * @state: pointer to state structure
> + * @lo: (inclusive) lower bound
> + * @hi: (exclusive) upper bound
> + *
> + * Exception: If @lo == @hi, this returns @lo. Results are unspecified
> + * for @lo > @hi.
> + */
> +static inline u32 prandom_u32_range_state(struct rnd_state *state, u32 lo, u32 hi)
> +{
> +	return lo + prandom_u32_max_state(state, hi - lo);
> +}

With the above typo fixes:

Reviewed-by: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>

Well, I guess that we need ack from Willy.

Best Regards,
Petr

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-25 21:48 [PATCH 0/4] deterministic random testing Rasmus Villemoes
2020-10-25 21:48 ` [PATCH 1/4] prandom.h: add *_state variant of prandom_u32_max Rasmus Villemoes
2020-10-30 16:00   ` Petr Mladek [this message]
2020-10-25 21:48 ` [PATCH 2/4] kselftest_module.h: unconditionally expand the KSTM_MODULE_GLOBALS() macro Rasmus Villemoes
2020-10-30 16:02   ` Petr Mladek
2020-10-25 21:48 ` [PATCH 3/4] kselftest_module.h: add struct rnd_state and seed parameter Rasmus Villemoes
2020-10-30 16:23   ` Petr Mladek
2020-10-25 21:48 ` [PATCH 4/4] lib/test_printf.c: use deterministic sequence of random numbers Rasmus Villemoes
2020-10-30 16:26   ` Petr Mladek
2020-10-26 10:59 ` [PATCH 0/4] deterministic random testing Andy Shevchenko
2020-10-30 12:58   ` Rasmus Villemoes

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