[erlang-questions] Multi-precision math, random number generator entropy, various other questions

Mike Shaver <>
Mon Jun 1 15:13:19 CEST 2009

On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Greg Perry <> wrote:
> Unfortunately that depends on the host OS' RNG, Linux and most BSD
> variants have quality entropy gathering and RNG functions; Windows
> variants not so much.

I believe that Windows' CryptGenRandom should suffice, no?  (A
weakness in the XP implementation was fixed in SP3 last year.)


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