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SubjectRe: CONFIG_RANDOM (compromise?)


On Fri, 24 May 1996, Herbert Rosmanith wrote:

> >
> > There's also an argument that the random number generator causes
> > unnecessary overhead for people who never use it, and should therefore
> > be made an option. However, I have not yet seen anyone post
> > benchmarks or any other form of statistic which might demonstrate that
> > such overhead exists.
>
> all right then. I really have no need for /dev/random. Anyone else ?
>
Personaly I have no need for it too.

Marcin


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