why does RAND_add() take "randomness" as a "double"?
dclarke at blastwave.org
Tue May 21 15:51:57 UTC 2019
On 5/21/19 3:27 PM, Salz, Rich via openssl-users wrote:
>> If it's a sarcasm, I'm missing the point.
> I was't being sarcastic, I was trying to show that the team, recently, still liked the use of floating point.
>> There are use cases when one wants to mix/add extra randomness from, e.g., an external source (that, for whatever reasons, is trusted more than what's provided by the system).
> Then just set it to 1.0 and be done with it.
External 300 baud serial attached coin flipper also works well.
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