On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 09:50:48PM +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> I think it should use only letters and digits.  For 6 X's, this gives a
> namespace of size 52^6 provided the namespace is not gratuitously (?)
> reduced using the pid.

Best variant will be to keep the name MSDOS FS 8.3 name safe.

> Why are we still using the pid?  It is highly non-random.  It was originally

I agree. We must not use getpid() since we have arc4random().

Andrey A. Chernov

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