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From ma...@apache.org
Subject Re: How to configure USE_SECURE_RANDOM_FOR_UUID?
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2011 07:55:23 GMT


ranckie frank <franckie14@gmail.com> wrote:

>Honestly, I was simply curious why the cryptographically secure
>generation
>of random unique ids (through java.security.SecureRandom API)  is
>disabled
>by default.

Because it is more expensive. I can't think of a reason why you would need SecureRandom there
but left some code so it would be easy to change at a later point if someone came up with
a reason.

>And It was unclear to me if it is at all possible to change the default
>behavior.

Not with config, only as previously descibed.

Mark




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