libbsd package (was Re: [PATCH] Do not use srand()/rand() if better alternatives exist)
Mikael Berthe dixit:
>* Thorsten Glaser <email@example.com> [2008-06-29 23:27 +0200]:
>> arc4random(3) is a self-seeding PRNG available on a lot of OSes (all BSDs,
>> Debian with the new libbsd package installed
>I wanted to try but there's no such package!
Any progress on the libbsd package, now that licence issues are out
of the way? IIRC, plans were to get it ready for all arches in lenny?
Sometimes they [people] care too much: pretty printers [and syntax highligh-
ting, d.A.] mechanically produce pretty output that accentuates irrelevant
detail in the program, which is as sensible as putting all the prepositions
in English text in bold font. -- Rob Pike in "Notes on Programming in C"