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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 14:54:39 -0400

>> Dumb question time: Do we want to introduce a dependency on /dev/random?
>> Looks like most people have it now.
>Go for it.  It's 2012, and enough other things need a random number supply for
>crypto that you can probably safely consider a system that still doesn't have
>/dev/random as being somewhere between archaic and downright crippled.
>What still doesn't have /dev/random, and what does software do to compensate?

I'm only mentioning this because we got recent bug reports about
things not working right because of a buggy snprintf() on an ancient
HPUX box.  Does the ancient HPUX box in question have /dev/random?  Good
question; dunno.


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