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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Make cryptoapi non-optional?
David Wagner wrote:
> If you see a 64-bit values repeat twice in a row when querying a
> cryptographic pseudorandom generator, the crypto-PRNG is almost surely
> broken.

True. However if you generate lots of 64-bit values and see a
collision between any two, that is much more likely. See "birthday paradox".

I know you understand this, David. Just so everyone else is clear,
because part of this thread is about locking problems (same result
within a short time), and part of this thread is about uniqueness
(collisions between any pair).

-- Jamie
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