[TUHS] random(3) definition

Peter Jeremy peter.jeremy at alcatel.com.au
Thu Feb 20 06:36:09 AEST 2003

Does anyone here know why the BSD random(3) is defined to return a
positive int (31 bits) rather than a full 32 bits of pseudo-entropy?
(This came up is a discussion comparing random(3) with arc4random(3)
in another list).


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