Subject: Re: arc4random(9)
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/29/2002 10:16:57 writes:
> >Well, then, let's just call it "random()".  For debugging purposes, we
> >can add a kernel compile option to disable reseeding and stuff the seed
> >in a global so you can get it with debugging tools.
> 	to say honestly, this "not invented here" attitude is killing me.

I understand your position, but I think the name is honestly a very
bad one.

What if we worked to get FreeBSD etc. to change the name, too?

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD: The right OS for your embedded design.