New amd64 implementations?
jussi.kivilinna at iki.fi
Thu Jun 27 16:33:12 CEST 2013
On 26.06.2013 20:15, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:38, jussi.kivilinna at iki.fi said:
>> Is it ok, if I make new branch for mingw64 support work?
> No, that is not needed.
>> Microsoft appears to have made transition from WIN32 to WIN64 easy; the size of 'long' remains at 4 bytes and type sizes in Win API appear to remain mostly the same with exception of pointer
>> types (HANDLE, HWIN, etc) and pointer sized integers.
> We need to reevaluate the entire rndw32.c. In fact a rndw64.c should be
> written. All other things will be simple to fix.
Would it make sense to re-evaluate rndw32.c for current Windows versions (32/64bit) and drop support for Windows versions that have reached end of life?
As I understand it, the CryptGenRandom function is supported by all current Windows and is the '/dev/urandom' of WIN32.
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