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Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2017 08:04:47 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: libxslt math.random issue

On 04/06/2017 07:44 AM, Marcus Meissner wrote:

> FWIW, why is glibc not doing srand(RANDOMVECTOR) during startup... :/

The C standard does not allow it.


If rand is called before any calls to srand have been made, the same 
sequence shall be generated as when srand is first called with a seed 
value of 1.


Thanks,
Florian

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