libgcrypt fails to use /dev/random on NetBSD
christianbiere at gmx.de
Tue Dec 6 23:00:45 CET 2005
Christian Biere wrote:
> The configure script of libgcrypt has "/dev/srandom" hardcoded for NetBSD
> instead of "/dev/random". This means libgcrypt will try to access a
> non-existing device at runtime and fall back to a replacement method to
> gather entropy which is likely to be (much) weaker.
I've noticed that the fairly trivial patch I've submitted hasn't
been applied yet. Was my mail lost, is there something with the
patch or was it fixed in a different way and I just didn't notice?
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