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From "Gilles (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (RNG-19) System generator (/dev/random)
Date Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:42:20 GMT


Gilles commented on RNG-19:

bq. Commons RNG provides implementations of pseudo-random numbers generators

Excerpt from the "Overview" page (RC2 web site).

There will be practical problems when assuming that the API can be an interface to _external_

To make this a constructive discussion, we should now set up "Commons RNG Utils"; it will
let us see more clearly what fits where and why.

Commons RNG, as a component, should not go down the CM path.

> System generator (/dev/random)
> ------------------------------
>                 Key: RNG-19
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons RNG
>          Issue Type: Wish
>            Reporter: Emmanuel Bourg
>            Priority: Minor
> Commons RNG could include a random number generator based on the output of /dev/random
or /dev/urandom on Unix systems.
> Commons Crypto has an implementation that could be used as a starting point:

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