Android gpg-agent crashes in libgcrypt when signing, decrypting, importing secret keys

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jan 30 00:14:48 CET 2014

On Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:59, hans at said:

> That was very helpful!  Now all the tests so far pass on the emulator.  The
> problem is that is has gotten stuck on libgcrypt/tests/random for over an
> hour.  Its stuck here:

Collecting entropy is a major problem on embedded devices.  For some
weeks now there is a discussion about this going on at coderpunks
(ie. cryptography at

> random: checking whether RNG type switching works

You may want to run the random test manually:

   ./random --verbose --progress

BTW, is anyone from the guardianproject at FOSDEM?



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