libgcrypt: random source via library on Linux?

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at
Sat May 30 16:52:10 CEST 2020

Steffen Nurpmeso wrote in
<20200529202134.6LZBJ%steffen at>:
 |Steffen Nurpmeso wrote in
 |<20200529155411.TgyU1%steffen at>:
 ||Werner Koch wrote in
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 |||On Thu, 28 May 2020 14:43, Steffen Nurpmeso said:
 |So with the attached patch libgcrypt solely relies upon getentropy
 |if available, no FD handling is done no more if at all possible.
 |The test suite passes, a short review makes me think it is alright.

Maybe, but it was not.
Please find attached a second one to be applied on top, it fixes
some preprocessor problems.

Please just feel free to take those, and commit under your name or
any way you like it.  Joining them into one would be nice...

Thank you, and Ciao,

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)
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