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Re: a small C program to test xdm's /dev/mem reading on your architecture



On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 04:28:38PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> wow, this is such a bad idea.

It originated upstream.

In fact, judging by CVS logs it has been in xdm's source for many, many
years.

> why don't you use /dev/urandom if it exists, as it does on pretty
> much all modern UNIX platforms?
> 
> *shudder*

I see you haven't read the thread.

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