8020292: j.u.SplittableRandom

Peter Levart peter.levart at gmail.com
Tue Aug 27 06:54:31 UTC 2013


The system property name "java.util.secureRandomSeed" suggests that it 
is not for SplittableRandom only. Now that ThreadLocalRandom is 
algorithmically aligned with SplittableRandom, should initial seed for 
TLR instances also use the same algorithm?

Regards, Peter

On 08/19/2013 01:06 PM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> Hi,
> This is the patch for SplittableRandom:
>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/tl/JDK-8020292-SplittableRandom/webrev/
> The algorithm remains the same as reported by Doug on the 9th August:
>    http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2013-August/019768.html
> Paul.

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