[Cryptography] [FORGED] Re: OpenSSL and random

Bill Cox waywardgeek at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 23:38:45 EST 2016

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 5:09 PM, Theodore Ts'o <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:

> On Linux, my recommendation is to use getrandom(2) on Linux; you'll
> have to use syscall to access it because glibc developers are being,
> well.... very glibc.  If it doesn't exist, fall back to /dev/urandom.

Ugh...  You do realize that getrandom simply reads from /dev/random, right?

The noise on these threads is not just aggravating, but suspicious...
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