random seed initialization?

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Sun May 23 10:38:38 PDT 2004


Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> Jeremy Utley wrote:
>
>> Hey all!
>>
>> I think the random seed initialization should be moved from BLFS to 
>> LFS.  This is really proper configuration of the random device node, 
>> and as such should be dealt with in LFS.  Also, I personally can't 
>> forsee
>> a situation where a user would want a non-random seed value for the 
>> random device.
>>
>> Any one with a conflicting technical view? 
>
>
>
> 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?
>
> 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?
>
>  -- Bruce
>
>
Yes, we'll import the paragraph from BLFS - it'll probably go into the 
bootscripts section.

And I do believe the plan is to import a lot of this stuff, but one step 
at a time.

-J-




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