Bug#448775: Uses too much entropy (Debian Bug #343085)
ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Wed Mar 12 20:20:44 CET 2008
On 2008-03-11 Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 8 Mar 2008 09:48, ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org said:
> > but it looks like the mere presence of
> > gcry_control (GCRYCTL_SET_RANDOM_SEED_FILE,filename)
> > causes the crashes.
> That should be easy to debug:
> _gcry_set_random_seed_file( const char *name )
> if (seed_file_name)
> BUG ();
> seed_file_name = gcry_xstrdup (name);
> I guess you are running the init code twice. Isn't there any output to
The exim daemon forks and closes stderr/out. Marc, can you try running
exim in the foreground and check whether gcrypt throws an error
(case GCRY_LOG_BUG: fputs("Ohhhh jeeee: ", stderr); break;)?
thanks, cu andreas
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