[PATCH] Use arc4random instead of rand where available

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Tue Mar 23 10:30:24 PDT 2010

On Mar 23, 2010, at 06:48, Mark Kettenis wrote:

> Guys, if you ask me, introducing all this additional complecity just
> to placate a static analysis tool is starting to get a bit silly.
> How about just putting a comment in the code that the usage of rand()
> is not security related at all and therefore perfectly fine?

Yeah, I agree... if someone at some point in time drops rand(), we may need to do this, but for now it really is "close enough"


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