Question about random number generation

Johan Wevers
Wed Oct 2 20:36:03 2002

Francis Litterio wrote:

> On Linux, GnuPG can be configured via --enable-static-rnd=linux to use
> /dev/random, the Linux entropy pool, or via --enable-static-rnd=egd to
> use the Entropy Gathering Daemon (EGD).  I don't know which is the
> default, but if you build from source, you have control over this.

Yes, but that doesn't answer my question since I created that key with
pgp 2.6.3ia, not with GnuPG.

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