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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Proposed PRNG patch
Date Mon, 03 Nov 2003 13:35:33 GMT
Joe Orton wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 05:16:13AM +0000, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
>>Joe Orton wrote:
>>
>>>How will this be used to replace the apr_generate_random_bytes
>>>interface, or is this just to be used to implement a daemon accessed via
>>>the EGD interface (or something like that)?
>>
>>The latter is the general idea - feeding it entropy in a general way
>>when not daemonized would be problematic.
> 
> 
> OK, then the apr_generate_random_bytes interface still needs to be
> improved regardless of this work.

Yep.

>  I agree this code should be in a
> separate sub-project/repos if it's just a "prngd" implementation, FWIW.

That's not the idea - it can be used stand-alone, too. The point of
separating the daemon part was to decouple that from the APR release
cycle. I don't have strong feelings either way, to be honest - perhaps
the whole thing should go into its own project.

>>>- code style!?
>>
>>So where are the emacs macros for code style?
> 
> I just use the "bsd" style with the right indenting options.  Does the
> httpd-2.0/emacs-style file do the right thing?  You wrote it ;)

Errr, possibly.

Cheers,

Ben.

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