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Re: $RANDOM not Cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: $RANDOM not Cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:43:33 -0500
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On 11/21/18 3:07 PM, Ole Tange wrote:
> 'brand' in variables.c is comparable in size to ChaCha20 and ChaCha20
> is not completely broken:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salsa20
> 
> Could we please replace 'brand' with ChaCha20?

What is your application that you need something more complicated than
the existing PRNG?


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