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

On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 01:50:59PM +0100, Jonathan Amery wrote:
>  Actually, the standard configuration is that /dev/mem is read.  The
> code to read from /dev/(u)random isn't activated in any situation in
> the standard upstream X distribution, and given that it contains an
> error that stops it from compiling[1] I suspect that it has only ever
> rarely been used.

I see no footnote.  :)

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