[fpc-devel] Random thread-safe

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 28 17:15:00 CET 2016

Am 28.01.2016 16:39 schrieb "thaddy at thaddy.com" <thaddy at thaddy.com>:
> PRNG's are more and more important. They deserve extra effort even if it
is not used for the compiler itself.
> (It may very well be: when all software needs signing on all major
platforms, which is tomorrow in IT standards)

That's not the usecase that Random() is designed to cover.
If one wants a more sophisticated random number generation then this should
be in a new unit that could be in the FCL... Contributions for this are
welcome, but Random() will stay as it is.

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