Entropy Sourse in Win2K (Re: Compile gnuog 1.0.7 in Win2000)

Alec Clews alec.clews@merant.com
Wed Aug 7 13:22:01 2002

disastry@saiknes.lv wrote:

> (IIRC "--enable-static-rnd=egd" is very bad idea (on windows))

I'm confused

 From the web site I understood that Windows did not have a good source 
fo entropy and that egd would be a good choice. However gpg says that 
it's insecure. What should I be doing? (I build under Cygwin)


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