Re: Unix PuTTY random number source

From: Theo Markettos (
Date: 11/11/03

Date: 11 Nov 2003 11:56:55 +0000 (GMT)

Simon Tatham <> wrote:
> Ideally /dev/urandom _shouldn't_ deplete /dev/random, and if this
> were reliably the case then I would cheerfully be reading a few
> bytes from it in each of noise_get_light() and noise_regular().

That makes sense... gives me an interesting problem to think about.