[cryptography] urandom vs random

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 15:55:56 EDT 2013


On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Patrick Mylund Nielsen <
cryptography at patrickmylund.com> wrote:

> You replied with a link to a paper that states that both /dev/random and
> /dev/urandom have the same weaknesses, and said that "/dev/random isn't
> robust."
>

I was quoting the title of the paper in the context of a thread in which
someone claimed that /dev/random should be used in lieu of /dev/random.
That's all I was pointing out.

-- 
Tony Arcieri
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