[Help-gnutls] Why delay generating second and other keys?

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Wed Oct 26 11:09:36 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 25 October 2005 23:39, Fran wrote:
> If the computer spend 0,1 seconds making a key the first time. Making
> second an other keys, the computer can spend 10 or more seconds.
> I think that this can be a problem.

I suppose you talk about certtool. This is a good thing. The first key 
depletes entropy from /dev/random. The second key the same. The system needs 
some time to gather entropy.

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos

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