The entropy package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

A platform independent method to obtain cryptographically strong entropy (urandom on Linux, CryptAPI on Windows, patches welcome). Users looking for cryptographically strong (number-theoretically sound) PRNGs should see the DRBG package too!


Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.2,,,,, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.3, 0.3.4,, 0.3.5, 0.3.6, 0.3.7
Dependencies base (==4.*), bytestring [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Thomas DuBuisson <>
Author Thomas DuBuisson <>
Maintainer Thomas DuBuisson <>
Stability stable
Category Data, Cryptography
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Uploaded Sat Jul 9 18:34:20 UTC 2011 by ThomasDuBuisson
Distributions Arch:0.3.7, Debian:0.3.7, Fedora:0.3.7, FreeBSD:0.3.7, LTSHaskell:0.3.7, NixOS:0.3.7, Stackage:0.3.7, Tumbleweed:0.3.7
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