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Re: [Nmh-workers] Message-IDs and Content-IDs

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Message-IDs and Content-IDs
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:19:33 -0400

>> Would /dev/urandom suffice?
>Sure. But for portability's sake, the code should read 4 bytes from 
>/dev/random to seed srand() (fallback to (time XOR pid) or something 
>similar if /dev/random can't be opened), then call rand() to supply 
>however many bytes you want to use.

Dumb question time: Do we want to introduce a dependency on /dev/random?
Looks like most people have it now.


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