src/winsup/cygwin ChangeLog autoload.cc autolo ...
Thu May 3 04:13:00 GMT 2001
On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 01:06:08PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 02:00:17PM +0400, egor duda wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Thursday, 03 May, 2001 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > cscc> * net.cc (wsock_init): Add guard variable handling. Take care
> > cscc> to call WSAStartup only once. Load WSAStartup without using
> > cscc> autoload wrapper to eliminate recursion. Eliminate FIONBIO
> > cscc> and srandom stuff.
> > actually, srandom stuff was calles purposively in wsock_init. it's
> > supposed to make secret cookies for AF_UNIX sockets random. i know
> > that calling srandom() isn't the best way to assure this, but it's
> > better than nothing. I'll probably replace newlib's random to calls to
> > windows crypto-api, but until then, i think, srandom should be called
> > during init.
> Calling srandom isn't correct since the random number generator
> has to be initialized with a seed of 1 by default. Calling
> srandom inside of Cygwin destroys that behaviour, unfortunately.
Couldn't you use an instance of fhandler_dev_random?
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