Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sbin/newfs
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 09/04/2003 17:45:45
On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, David Laight wrote:
> > Am I correct in stating you are using random() for this!? random() is
> > not even remotely secure enough for a security critical purpose. Its a
> > linear congruential generator, and not even a good one.
> I'm just a bug-fixing monkey here...
Someone broke dd(1) recently, with a similar excuse.
Can we please setup some rule to not commit to /bin and /sbin stuff
withour review, either private or (preferable) in public?
Just to main some sort of software quality that NetBSD has (had?) a good
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