entropy gathering daemon

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Mar 2 16:30:04 CET 2018

On Fri,  2 Mar 2018 05:20, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:

> Is there any chance that gcrypt will adopt this approach on GNU/Linux
> systems, or at least make it available so that GnuPG can use it?

This is already the case since libgcrypt 1.7.1; /etc/gcrypt/random.conf
was only added with 1.8.0.

Note that you can't verify that by watching for an open of
/dev/[u]random - the device will be opened in any case.



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