CVS update: samba/source

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Thu Apr 23 02:07:53 EST 1998

Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
> > Surely it must be to retain the 'good' randomness
> > after do_reseed() ? I will change it to be
> > a static and checkin - please lookover the
> > change.
> I'm sure you know it... On Linux I just want to mention /dev/random,
> or /dev/urandom. Cryptographically good random numbers.

Read the code Volker - the *first* thing it tries
to do is open /dev/random for a seed. It only
does all the other stuff if /dev/random doesn't
exist :-).



Buying an operating system without source is like buying
a self-assembly Space Shuttle with no instructions.

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