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Re: [libvirt] PATCH: 21/25: Use random_r for random numbers



On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 05:47:27PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> Now that gnulib's rand module is imported, we have a decent
> quality random number generator that's portable. We don't
> want to mess with the apps state, so in virInitialize() we
> explicitly initialize our own private random nubmer generator
> state with virRandomInitialize().
> 
> The util.h file gains a convenience macro, since random_r()
> is horrible to call and we need to protect our global state
> 
>    int virRandom(int max)

+1.

Rich.

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