RW rwmaillists at
Tue May 13 14:20:13 UTC 2014

On Tue, 13 May 2014 08:24:38 -0400
Fbsd8 wrote:

> RW wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 May 2014 00:24:23 +0200

> "/usr/games/random is used by the ports system for
> This is not totally true. random may be used by the ports system, but 
> not what is in /usr/games.

$ grep RANDOM_CMD /usr/ports/Mk/*
/usr/ports/Mk/	/usr/games/random
/usr/ports/Mk/	" |${RANDOM_CMD}

> I have been removing /usr/games directory since release 4.0 and never 
> have had any problems.

What you don't have you don't miss.

I didn't say it's essential, but I find RANDOMIZE_MASTER_SITES and
random(6) to be useful. 

I wouldn't recommend setting RANDOMIZE_MASTER_SITES unconditionally,
but I find it useful in scripts to refetch with it set after a checksum
has failed.

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