GnuPG 1.1.92 released
Weimer at CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
Thu Sep 12 15:16:02 CEST 2002
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> writes:
>> Why is only the "best" usable one used and not all usable? The entropy
>> can get worse by using more sources.
> You don't want to run rndunix if can avoid it. It is a resource hog.
/dev/random on Linux currently doesn't deliver what you expect, BTW.
At least that's my understanding of a recent discussion on the Linux
kernel mailing list.
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