[gnutls-dev] Re: ongoing entropy problems
wk at gnupg.org
Wed Feb 1 09:43:16 CET 2006
On Tue, 31 Jan 2006 19:30:29 +0100, Andreas Metzler said:
> For bug #2 /dev/urandom is used, therefore there is no blocking in
Who is using /dev/urandom: Exim proper or gnutls/libgcrypt?
> exim, just the fact that anything using /dev/random will block, as
> there is no entropy left.
For my understanding, will someone be so kind to answer these
1. Does gnutls use GCRY_VERY_STRONG_RANDOM?
2. Does gnutls save the random seed file?
gcry_control (GCRYCTL_SET_RANDOM_SEED_FILE, filename);
3. Does the problem only occur for inetd invoked exims?
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