[Cryptography] [FORGED] Re: OpenSSL and random

Mark Steward marksteward at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 05:56:49 EST 2016

On 30 Nov 2016 08:57, "Bill Cox" <waywardgeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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,
> The noise on these threads is not just aggravating, but suspicious...

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