secring and dropbox
aaron.toponce at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 17:39:16 CEST 2011
On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 11:23:12AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jul 2011 03:25, rjh at sixdemonbag.org said:
> > I'm presenting the script here in case someone else finds it useful, but really, it's embarrassingly simple.
> gpg --gen-random --armor 1 16
> Might even be a bit simpler ;-)
Ah, cool. However, as the gpg(1) manual states, --gen-random removes
precious entropy from your system. It might be worth adding to that note,
that regenerating entropy isn't that big of a deal. Something along the
$ du / > /dev/null
Should be sufficient, by causing a lot of disk interrupts. Just a thought.
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