[tor-dev] [RELEASE] Torsocks 2.1.0

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Thu May 28 17:37:46 UTC 2015

On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 9:11 AM, Yawning Angel <yawning at schwanenlied.me> wrote:
> While not as great as 256 bit random numbers, PID reuse within the same

There's often a case for combining human meaning with random.
On the random...
Width of pid+epoch is 48 bits.
CPU 4GHz per epoch = 32 bits. 48+32=80.
ssh-agent deems (a-zA-Z0-9)^12 = 71+ bits in /tmp.
14 of those chars = 83+ bits, more than current onion.
So doubt you really need to stuff 43 = 256+ bits onto a human readable field.

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