random/srandom (was Re: link problems)

Geoffrey Noer noer@cygnus.com
Wed Apr 30 13:28:00 GMT 1997

James Paul Morgan wrote:
> As far as I can tell, the gnu-win32 does not have the random and srandom 
> functions.  It only has the rand and srand functions, which are not 
> nearly as random.  I have had problems with moving software from an AIX 
> system to my Win95 system becuase of this.  

You are correct.  We have not implemented these yet as of the upcoming
beta 18 release.

If someone can point me to a Berkeley-licensed implementation of them or
write them and send me a copyright assignment form, I'll add them...

Geoffrey Noer
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