[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #15088: Reduce Remote Dependency of the Network Admin

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Fri Mar 18 16:55:09 UTC 2011

#15088: Reduce Remote Dependency of the Network Admin
 Reporter:  hakre                     |       Owner:
     Type:  feature request           |      Status:  reopened
 Priority:  normal                    |   Milestone:
Component:  General                   |     Version:  3.0
 Severity:  normal                    |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  needs-patch dev-feedback  |
Changes (by hakre):

 * status:  closed => reopened
 * resolution:  wontfix =>


 Replying to [comment:13 azaozz]:
 > Replying to [comment:12 hakre]:
 > > ...
 > > I wonder if it's possible to get the code that works on the remote
 site to genreate the salts and offer it with core...
 > There are 2-3 methods to generate a random string in PHP. Core already
 has this implemented:
 > {{{
 > wp_generate_password( 64, true, true );
 > }}}
 > I don't see why we would need another implementation.

 I've been looking into that function and I think we can do better for
 salts if /dev/urandom is available.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/15088#comment:14>
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