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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Uuid and header-only support
From: James E. King, III (jking_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-05 01:21:41

On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 8:53 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]
> wrote:

> 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.
Looks like November 1 was the deadline for making major changes for 1.66.0,
which I assume would include breaking changes...

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