random_device implementation

sotrdg sotrdg euloanty@live.com
Thu May 10 23:50:00 GMT 2018


Hi libstdc++. Here is my rdseed+rtlgenrandom implementation of random_device for windows.
https://github.com/euloanty/mingw-std-random_device/blob/master/random_device_gcc_withcxx11abi/random.cc

I think rdrand should not be used for random_device since it is pseudo random which is not good for seeding.

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From: Jason Merrill<mailto:jason@redhat.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2018 15:06
To: sotrdg sotrdg<mailto:euloanty@live.com>
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Subject: Re: random_device implementation

On Sat, May 5, 2018 at 8:34 PM, sotrdg sotrdg <euloanty@live.com> wrote:
> https://github.com/euloanty/mingw-std-random_device/blob/master/random_device_gcc_withcxx11abi/random.cc

It's best to CC the gcc-patches and libstdc++ lists on library contributions.

Jason



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