FW: a small C program to test xdm's /dev/mem reading on your arch itecture
OK folks, the banter is getting excessive. I'll have to bail if the dialog
can't be kept more point to point instead of broadcast.
From: Marcus Brinkmann
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Sent: 8/26/02 3:59 PM
Subject: Re: a small C program to test xdm's /dev/mem reading on your
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 02:43:09PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> xdm doesn't read the same amount of data when it's reading from a
> (presumably) entropic device node.
I didn't assume that.
> It reads eight size_t's. Surely that is not excessive.
It's eight size_t's good entropy wasted for no important use still. In
environments, good entropy is really hard to get at.
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Marcus Brinkmann The Hurd http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/
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