[patches] add support for arc4random_buf()

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Feb 6 13:35:02 CET 2018

On Tue,  6 Feb 2018 06:25, edgar at pettijohn-web.com said:
> Please see attached patches to add support for arc4random_buf() as an
> alternate to /dev/{u}random. I tried to be as unobtrusive as possible
> and maintain style. It should also allow the user to still define
> RANDOM_CONF_ONLY_URANDOM if they would prefer to use
> /dev/urandom. This will allow gpg to be used on filesystems mounted
> nodev while providing quick, quality randomness.

Please describe what arc4random_buf is and where it is used.

I also redirect this to the libgcrypt mailing list.



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