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Subject: Re: [boost] boost::random, header-only, boost::uuids::detail::seed_rng, and UWP development
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-09-12 14:13:32

On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 4:27 PM, degski via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 12 September 2017 at 15:40, James E. King, III via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> The older WinCrypt calls are not available in some Windows platforms going
>> forward, so this is
>> going to become a problem pretty quickly for the community.
> You worry too much, just call rand_s
> <> (the same thing
> under the hood, but taking care of any WinCrypt BCrypt, whatever issues).

I assume, this is MSVC-specific, i.e. doesn't work with MinGW?

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