On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 01:18:41AM +0900, Korea PostgreSQL Users' Group wrote:
> this bug is only for win32 system.
> On mingw32 random() function have to be initialized by srandom().
> so, I put srandom(time(NULL)) line.
> Because random() function return integer (2byte), this return integer number need filtering.
> so, I changed random() % 255 line.
> on win32, original code gen_salt() function allways returned "$1$/2E./2E.".
> this string made by same return value by random() function. (sorry, I can't express in good English)
This seems really suspicious. My explanation would be, that
Win32 starup somehow skips the srandom call.
Or could the (MyProcPid ^ port->session_start.tv_usec) be
constant on win32?
> plz, check and properly fix this bug.
> I tried "& 255" operation. but this bug is still.
I dont understand. Does that mean that
random() & 255
are buggy, but
random() % 255
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