Gratuitous gcry_fast_random_poll

Werner Koch wk at
Fri May 7 11:06:07 CEST 2004

On Wed, 05 May 2004 23:21:56 +0300, Nikos Mavroyanopoulos said:

> expect anyone to call it. An exported random pool initialization function 
> would help here.

Its not about initializing the RNG but to update the internal pool of
the RNG from time to time.  Doing this in the cipher and md open calls
seesm to be a good place and we are doing so for many years.



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