Make a unique filesystem path, without creating the file

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Mon Feb 22 15:41:58 EST 2016


Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com>:

> On Mon, Feb 22, 2016, at 14:32, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>> urandom() is not quite random and so should not be considered
>> cryptographically airtight.
>> 
>> Under Linux, /dev/random is the way to go when strong security is
>> needed. Note that /dev/random is a scarce resource on ordinary
>> systems.
>
> http://www.2uo.de/myths-about-urandom/

Did you post the link because you agreed with the Web pamphlet?


Marko


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