random seed initialization?

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun May 23 10:27:17 PDT 2004


On Sun, 23 May 2004 12:20:21 -0500
Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs at swbell.net> wrote:

> BLFS has a paragraph explaining what random does.  Are you going to 
> import that into LFS also or just put it into the bootscripts without 
> explaination?

No, the explanatory text would move as well, inkeeping with the
educational goals of the book.
 
> BTW, BLFS has sections on /etc/inputrc, bash startup files, and vimrc.
>  
> I personally can't forsee
> a situation where a user would not want those too.  Are you going to 
> move those to LFS too?

They're already across, following previous discussions - see
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/unstable/chapter07/inputrc.html.

Best regards,

Matt.



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