Bug#412408: Is invoking exit(2) in a library the right thing to do?

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Thu Nov 15 12:45:16 CET 2007

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 10:55, trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au said:

> The only way forward I can see from here is to refer the issue to the
> Technical Committee. If nobody objects or wants to do it themselves
> I'll write up a summary when I have some free time.

I still do not understand the problem.  Do you say that in an early boot
phase /dev/random is not yet mknod-ed or mounted?  If that is the case,
how at all does the boot process work without /dev/null - that it is
universally used before exec.  I don't understand where the difference



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