[PATCH] Use arc4random instead of rand where available

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Mar 23 22:03:09 PDT 2010

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:30:24AM -0700, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> 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"

rand() is part of ISO C ...

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