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...? Thanks! Stephen
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