Solaris random device

Andreas Pommer apommer at
Thu May 11 20:01:00 CEST 2000

On May 11, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu, 11 May 2000, Andreas Pommer wrote:
> > That seems to be the answer. One possible solution would be to skip the
> > select() if the fact is known that the device does not block.
> We can't do that because we should be somewhat sure about how much
> entropy we got.  

So we used to other option and now there is an improved version of the
sun /dev/random code available at
It now cooperates with gpg - at least the 'make check' does not fail or hang.


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