Do not use GnuPG under Mac OS RNG
Wed Jun 27 18:18:01 2001
At 9:38 AM -0400 6/27/01, Gordon Worley wrote:
>Okay, first, let's make sure we're talking about the same thing.
>rndunix is what I'm getting if I call rnd(), correct? I assumed
>that's what you meant, but I thought I'd better check. If this is
>it, yes, the patterns are horrible, often generating alternative odd
>and even numbers and such other obvious patterns.
Okay, we seemed to be saved. I can't find rndunix on my system
anywhere; the only place randomness comes from is stdlib from rand().
From what I can tell, the reason for getting such unrandom numbers is
because rndunix is not used. Could someone working with Darwin
directly confirm (I'm going to try to check this out myself, but if
someone could confirm for me, that would just as good)?
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