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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Uuid and header-only support
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-05 00:53:02

James E. King, III wrote:
> I was wondering, does it even make sense to have the default RNG of
> uuids::random_generator set to a PseudoRandomNumberGenerator for
> boost::uuid?

No, in my opinion it doesn't. basic_random_generator has to be retained for
compatibility, but random_generator should just obtain random bytes
directly. You're right that this is a breaking change though - a justified
one, in my opinion.

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