Re: CONFIG_RANDOM option for 1.99.2

Ingo Molnar (
Tue, 14 May 1996 19:16:24 +0200 (MET DST)

On Tue, 14 May 1996, Martin.Dalecki wrote:

> The interface is in fact minimal but the impementation isn't.

> Nope I wouldn't send my credit card number over the net anyway. I simply
> prefer cach, as most of the people in europe. Both for political and
> technical reasons. And IMHO not only is the libc interface standardized, but
> also the pseudo random number generater used there! And remember: think about
> speed/efficiency...

i said "in some way". Just an idea (2 seconds JCPU invested): using the
nonblocking random generator in initstate().

-- mingo