On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 09:10:54PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote: > On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 12:50:22PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote: > > > I can't believe he actually intends to keep it like this.. > > > > I'm going to #define DEV_RANDOM /dev/random for Linux systems. > > That's bad, because that will drain the entropy a lot, xdm doesn't read the same amount of data when it's reading from a (presumably) entropic device node. It reads eight size_t's. Surely that is not excessive. Please read the thread. -- G. Branden Robinson | Measure with micrometer, Debian GNU/Linux | mark with chalk, firstname.lastname@example.org | cut with axe, http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | hope like hell.
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