A number of cryptographic functions have constants built in. For example, the constants used in RFC 2104 for HMAC, or the constants used in s-boxes (e.g., DES and AES), or MD5. In general, how are constants such as these generated so as not to arouse suspicion of tampering or weakening?
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There are some approaches.