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-rw-r--r--scripts/kconfig/conf.c16
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/kconfig/conf.c b/scripts/kconfig/conf.c
index 3e1057f885c6..d190092c3b6e 100644
--- a/scripts/kconfig/conf.c
+++ b/scripts/kconfig/conf.c
@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@
#include <time.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>
+#include <sys/time.h>
#define LKC_DIRECT_LINK
#include "lkc.h"
@@ -464,9 +465,22 @@ int main(int ac, char **av)
input_mode = set_yes;
break;
case 'r':
+ {
+ struct timeval now;
+ unsigned int seed;
+
+ /*
+ * Use microseconds derived seed,
+ * compensate for systems where it may be zero
+ */
+ gettimeofday(&now, NULL);
+
+ seed = (unsigned int)((now.tv_sec + 1) * (now.tv_usec + 1));
+ srand(seed);
+
input_mode = set_random;
- srand(time(NULL));
break;
+ }
case 'h':
printf(_("See README for usage info\n"));
exit(0);

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