win32 random source

Ben Finney ben at
Fri Oct 10 00:12:24 CEST 2003

On 25-Sep-2003, Mullins, Steven B. wrote:
> Can anyone tell me what the win32 compiled binary uses as a entropy
> source?

It generates entropy from various system events, as needed.  For
details, the source is always available:


The 'random.c' file contains the random-number functions used by GnuPG.

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