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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/8] libxl: add libxl__random_bytes() which fills a buffer with random bytes

On Wed, 2014-06-18 at 13:43 +0200, Roger Pau Monnà wrote:
> On 18/06/14 13:28, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2014-06-12 at 16:04 +0100, David Vrabel wrote:
> >> The random bytes are obtained from /dev/urandom and are suitable for
> >> almost all uses (except for generating long-lived secure keys).
> >>
> >> Documentation suggests that /dev/urandom is widely available on Unix-like
> >> systems (such FreeBSD and NetBSD).
> > 
> > This seems likely to me. Roger, can you confirm?
> Yes, I can confirm /dev/urandom exists on FreeBSD, I've already checked
> when I saw the patch. It seems to exists on NetBSD also:
> http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?urandom+4+NetBSD-current
> But I don't have a system to test with and confirm.

Thanks, that's good enough for me. Thanks.


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