Heikki, Michael, Magnus,

* Michael Paquier (michael.paqu...@gmail.com) wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 10:42 PM, Heikki Linnakangas <hlinn...@iki.fi> wrote:
> > The libpq-side is not. Just calling random() won't do. We haven't needed for
> > random numbers in libpq before, but now we do. Is the pgcrypto solution
> > portable enough that we can use it in libpq?
> Do you think that urandom would be enough then? The last time I took a
> look at that, I saw urandom on all modern platforms even those ones:
> OpenBSD, NetBSD, Solaris, SunOS. For Windows the CryptGen stuff would
> be nice enough I guess..

Magnus had been working on a patch that, as I recall, he thought was
portable and I believe could be used on both sides.

Magnus, would what you were working on be helpful here...?



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