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Old 05-27-2017, 07:57 AM   #16
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Random is not random
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/dev/random should be suitable for uses that need very high quality randomness such as one-time pad or key generation.
When the entropy pool is empty, reads from /dev/random will block until additional environmental noise is gathered.
A read from the /dev/urandom device will not block waiting for more entropy.
 
  


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