how to debug --gen-key on Android

Abel Luck abel at
Thu May 9 21:11:18 CEST 2013

I can't seem to get log_[info,error] output from libgrcrypt when
debugging the genkey code in agent.

Is there a way to make gpg-agent setup libgcrypt to use the same
--log-file as itself?


Werner Koch:
> On Thu,  2 May 2013 22:34, hans at said:
>> --gen-key.  The setup process works fine, but once it starts generating, it
>> never seems to get any entropy.  I left one overnight and it never printed a
>> single dot even.
> Is there another process draining entropy; i.e. are there any other
> processes reading from /dev/random or /dev/urandom?
> Shalom-Salam,
>    Werner

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