libgcrypt 1.1.93 released

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Mar 9 15:18:11 CET 2004

On Tue, 9 Mar 2004 14:21:49 +0100, Brieuc Jeunhomme said:

> Why not simply read "/dev/urandom" on OSes where it is available?

It is actual used as part of our CSPRNG.  However /dev/urandom is not
a clean solution for a RNG and the system would badly suffer from a
lack of entropy if we are not able to hand out different strengths of
random to the application.


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