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Subject: [boost] [UUID] seed_rng on Windows
From: Kaj Björklund (kbjorklu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-24 11:42:14

Hi all,

It would be nice if seed_rng used CryptGenRandom (or something similar)
on Windows instead of trying to open /dev/urandom.

The patch for seed_rng.hpp at:

tries to use CryptGenRandom when BOOST_WINDOWS and _WINDOWS_ (i.e.
windows.h has been included before uuid.hpp) are defined.

This seems to work on Windows XP SP2 and Visual Studio 2005.


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