/dev/random

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sat Nov 16 14:17:53 PST 2002


On Sat, 16 Nov 2002 11:14:43 +0000 (UTC)
matthias at winterdrache.de (Matthias Benkmann) wrote:

> > I have learned that /dev/random is random number generator. How can
> > we use it? 
> 
> Just read from it. It will spit out a random sequence of bytes.

Although you probably want /dev/urandom...
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