On Monday 08 January 2007 5:26 am, Ivan Voras wrote:

> Here's an idea:
>
> $ head -c 64 /dev/random | md5 | head -c 10

Hugely bad idea.  Since md5 outputs hex, you're only getting 4 bits of 
entropy per character.  Much better to use something like sysutils/pwgen to 
generate good random passwords.
-- 
Kirk Strauser

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