cubrewer at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 7 06:51:04 CET 2003
My version of Linux includes a /dev/random. Is there any way to use
this to get better random sequences. When I cat this device, it
looks like it runs out of data pretty quickly, but I bet it would
make a series of fairly random seeds...
--- jordi <jordiv at catalonia.net> wrote:
> El ds, 06 de 12 de 2003 a las 21:06, Jonas Maebe escribió:
> > As long as you use pseudo-random number generators, you will not
> > able to generate sequences that are very hard to redo. They are
> > definition easy to reproduce, even if you mix 100 different
> > If you want to encrypt something or authenticate, you have to
> look into
> > encryption respectively authentication methods, and not at
> > pseudo-random generators.
> > Jonas
> Ok, thanks.
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