chrooting gnupg

Werner Koch wk at
Tue May 31 14:56:42 CEST 2005

On Sun, 29 May 2005 10:16:27 +0200, bebop33 at gmx de said:

> Got no clue, how entropy is handled in a chroot, nor if this IS the problem. 
> I'd appreciate any hints.

Create the device files for /dev/random and /dev/urandom in your
chrooted tree and it will work.  If those files don't exist GnuPG
tries to run dozens of standard utilities to gather random - but
weell, in a chrooted tree it won't find many of them thus it will
basically hang.



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