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Re: Noob dumb question (extending emacs)

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Noob dumb question (extending emacs)
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 20:07:37 +0700

On Sat, 23 Oct 2021 at 19:55, Michael Heerdegen
<> wrote:
> > In Emacs, as far as I can tell, best case, the random
> > seed is 48 bits.
> Is the random number generator able to use more than 48 bits of entropy?

Not as far as I can tell from srand48(3).

This pseudo-random number generator is not designed to be used for
password generation and cryptography. It’s okay for simulations,
games, network retry delays, this kind of things.

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