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Subject: Re: [boost] [optional] operator<(optional<T>, T) -- is it wrong?
From: Stephan T. Lavavej (stl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-03 13:03:07

[Niall Douglas]
> Out of curiosity, does VC thunk through to the Windows Crypto API,
> and therefore require that the environment variable block contains
> the right COM initialisation magic (I ran into this "feature"
> recently, it was confounding)?

VC's random_device calls the CRT's rand_s which calls Windows' RtlGenRandom. There's no COM interaction, to my knowledge. (rand_s has a different codepath for Windows Store apps).


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