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Re: use of RDRAND in $random_library

Josh Triplett wrote:
> However, just as we encourage projects to reuse libraries rather than
> copying code around, we *should* encourage projects to use standardized
> randomness libraries rather than hardcoding rdrand (or, for that matter,
> hardcoding /dev/urandom).

Performance aside, why is a standardized randomness library (which does
not currently exist) better than a stanardized kernel interface?

see shy jo

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